Rights group threatens to shut down Ministry of Justice at Capital Hill

A newly formed rights group says it will seal offices of Ministry of Justice at Baits Hill because of what it says growing impunity and corruption in the country.

A representative of the grouping called Citizens Against Impunity and Corruption, Sylvester Ayuba James says protesters will proceed to the residence of Ashok Nair in the course of the demonstrations.

Lawyer Ayuba (left) to shut down Ministry of Justice offices
“Specifically for the Wednesday demonstrations, we are going to march from Simama Hotel in the city of Lilongwe via Lilongwe town-hall and Maula, to area 9 to the house of Ashok Nair so that we can meet him, for him to know us as citizens of this country and that we also know him.” said James.
James also revealed that, the following week, they will shutdown offices Ministry of Justice until the Director of Public Prosecutions give consent to the Director of ACB to prosecute the Ashok’s case.
Meanwhile, the organizers have said, a notice of the scheduled protests, has been presented to relevant authorities.
This follows recent twists of event including a lawsuit sought by Ashok over ACB Director Martha Chizuma contention audio in which she narrated corruption trends in the country.

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