Police bust Lilongwe bogus lands selling ring: Lawyer among the suspects

Malawi Police in Lilongwe have bust a syndicate which run a parallel government lands office in the Capital City by selling land to unsuspecting buyers using fake documents.

Mwandidya: One suspect is on the run

The four-man ring include lawyer Uman Mataka.

Principal secretary in the ministry of Lands and Urban Development Joseph Mwandidya said police have arrested three people and one is on the run.

The arrested three are Mustag Mahomed, Chifuniro Simumbe and the lawyer Mataka whilst the fourth suspect Alex Mawaya is on the run.

“These people transacted and sold plots using fake documents,” said Mwandidya.

He said six plots were sold by the suspects.

“We have been receiving complaints from people of their plots being sold without their knowledge,” he said.

The principal secretary said the plots include one on plot number 47/1219 which was sold by Mahomed at K300 million whilst Simumbe and Mawaya sold plots on plot numbers Area 43/999, Area 43/998, Area 43/995, Area 43/994 and Area 43/993 at K50 million each.

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mpilu
mpilu
1 year ago

ma plsdential villas ben phili had righful papers olo lip service

phiri
phiri
1 year ago

chothia a big thief selling peoples land with daud…investigate his other land deals..hes building next to city mall…opposite kch..behind bishop…all land acquired through fraud…thieves rot in jail…let justice prevail..he is involved in many crookec deals..son of a poor man who wants to be rich through selling peoples land…shame on your community! chootia !!!

chifundi
chifundi
1 year ago

mustaq chothia crook has got land opposite kch through corruption…seize all this mwenyes land ..in salima..also behind bishop mc kenzie..let him rot

chataika
chataika
1 year ago

Good job our police and the ministry muwakhaulitse kwambiri to deter the would be offenders

N'sete Za chisilamu
N'sete Za chisilamu
1 year ago

Anyapapi amenewa

Who we be
Who we be
1 year ago

Awa sali okha , there must be ma big omwe amadya nawo ma 300 million amenewa kuyambira ma land clerk

Hate it or take it but it's a fact

Mayina onse achi Yao kuyambira Lawyer mpaka onse azizake. Kuba kwambiri amangwetu.

Mwinithako
Mwinithako
1 year ago

Zinzake za a Modecai Msiska.Titus Mvalo,Silingwe and the like kkk

Kapado Chimulirenji
1 year ago

Awa ndiye ma Lawyer a Chancellor College ya masiku ano. Sukulu ndi sukulu kuphunzitsa anthu kuba. The profession has lost its moral grounds in Malawi, rendering it unadmirable.

madando
madando
1 year ago

koma yaah kenako timva agulitsa AFRICA yense kwa azungu pamtengo wa 1 trillion dollars popanda document iliyonse. Zikumatheka kkkkk

nabiyeni
nabiyeni
1 year ago
Reply to  madando

That is why I do not have much hope with the outcome of the on going election case. It is going to run in mutharikas favour. It is all about money with these so called lawyyers.

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