Maxwell Namata dies in car crash: He was acquitted on Cashgate after serving jail

Maxweel Namata who was convicted  and served jail for  money laundering related to Cashgate scandal before  Supreme Court of Appeal acquitted  him arguing that his conviction and sentencing by the High Court in Lilongwe was based on unfounded evidence , has died in a car crash in the capital,  Lilongwe.

Lingadzi Police station report said Namata, 43, was driving a vehicle registration number BLK 7373 Toyota fortuner from Bwandilo heading Cherubu direction and on arrival near Mkwichi CDSS he lost control due to speeding and “swerved to extreme offside of the road and overturned.”

Police said Namata died on the spot “due to internal injuries. The vehicle got extensive damages.”

Namata’s car crash
Namata’s car crash
Maxwell Namata killed in a road accident

Namata and his accomplice Luke Kasamba were handed eight and five years custodial sentences respectively on February 16, 2015 on two counts of theft and money laundering contrary to Section 35(1)(c) of Money  Laundering and Terrorist Finance Act for the amount of K24,179,120.70 ($42 419.51).

But  panel of three judges in the Supreme Court;  Anthony Kamanga, Lovemore Chikopa and Reizene Mzikamanda overturned the conviction and the sentencing, effectively releasing Namata.

His sister said she was “extremely saddened” to learn the shocking news.

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Duli
Duli
2 years ago

Anyamata a JB Abhiti Kazhigeti.

Ndendeuli
Ndendeuli
2 years ago

Mulungu akutimenyera nkhondo. Look what he has done within one week;

1. The pompous and corrupt Chikaonda who has looted Press Corporation
2. The MDF soldiers who were recruited through nepotism and corruptly sent to DRC
3. The thieving and chief architect of cashgate Maxwel Namata who was acquired by corrupt supreme court judges

Wamva kulira kwa a Malawi. A Scombingo nonse you are next!

Chapson
Chapson
2 years ago
Reply to  Ndendeuli

Mahule onse amadya naye ndalama muli kuti? Nanunso mufa imfa yowawa ngati imeneyi

chidzenje
chidzenje
2 years ago

Death is the ultimate equaliser

limango
2 years ago

Ndipo zoonadi munthu mmodzi kuba over 1 billion chili chiani? nde dzi ndalama za khani khani zo akalowa nazo mmanda? Mpoola must see this you can not get away with evil in the eyes of God.
Ana anjoka onse a cashgate. ….

MFITI
MFITI
2 years ago

AKAPUME, ANABA MWAWUSILU AWA.KUWONJEZELANSO MATAMA

President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
2 years ago

REPENT BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE.

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
2 years ago

Poor roads+ bad driving, what a cocktail.
RIP.

Chatinkha wa DPP
2 years ago

A Civil Servant Salary 70,000 not Business koma kuyendela Fortuner? eishhhh

Hent
Hent
2 years ago

Public servive ciuld not be the only source of income…mbuzi iwe

Taliman
Taliman
2 years ago

If conspiracy has it, he might have know something and been executed in the form of an accident. Elections are around the corner so mang would be implicated. If he was thrown in jail on false grounds then someone wanted him silenced one way or another. Food for thought. Money is a dangerous thing.

MAtama
MAtama
2 years ago

Sorry family.. God console you

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