Supreme Court again freezes DPP, Pioneer bank accounts over K2.7bn Malawi police  scam

The Supreme Court of Appeal has granted Youth and Society  (YAS) an order  to stay the  decision of High Court Judge Jack N’riva to unfreeze  bank accounts  of the  governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Pioneer Investments linked to K2.7billion Malawi Police food ration scandal.

Kajoloweka: Malawians deserve the truth and justice

YAS took the matter  to the Supreme Court of Appeal after the High Court dismissed a case in which the ruling party received a donation of K145 million from Pioneer Investment.

The Supreme Court has also stayed an interlocutory order freezing DPP and Pioneer Investment accounts, pending determination of the inter-parties application for stay pending appeal.

“It is herby ordered and directed that the decision of the Honourable Nriva J handed down on 20 August 2018 dismissing the claimant’s claims and in respect of which the court below declined an application for stay today 21st August 2018 be and is hereby granted; and the interlocutory order freezing the first and second defendants accounts be and is hereby restored pending detrrmination of the interparties application for stay pending appeal,” reads the order by the court seen by Nyasa Times.

The court said the inter parties application for stay pending appeal will be heard on August 28 2018 before Justice  Rezine Mzikamanda.

Executive director of Youth and Society Charles Kajoloweka said his organization will fight on until the logical conclusion of the matter, saying Malawians deserves the truth and justice.

“We are not satisfied with the High Court ruling. The ruling is an incentive to organized corruption. To fight corruption, we need established institutions such as the courts to help us,” said Kajoloweka.

He said Youth and Society feels the High Court has let the civil society organization down over the ruling.

Youth and Society successfully blocked the accounts of DPP and Pioneer Investments following revelations that Pioneer Investments made a dubious donation of K145 million to the ruling party in the account.

President Peter Mutharika conceded the donation was made to the party but said this was normal, saying all organisations worldwide get donations from various organisations ad individuals.

The High Court dismissed the Youth and Society case, saying they have no interest in the matter.

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mtete
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mtete

I honestly did not understand or appreciate Justice Jack N’riva’s reasons for his unfreezing of the Pioneer Investment’s account. Common knowledge, which, unfortunately not always common, was to keep the account frozen until ACB completed their investigation.

Apple
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Well Done Supreme Court, Mother Malawi should not be taken for granted.
and yes this case is in the interest of Malawians .

2019 BOMA
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2019 BOMA

Very pathic to the judge

Nzika ya Malawi
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Nzika ya Malawi

Pathfinder, even if he does, the name will still be stuck as Mr K145 million just like Chaponda Chimanga!

pathfinder
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pathfinder

kkkkkkkkk and that’s your victory? you fucking headless chickens. Kodi simutopa ndi kuluza, kuchokera pa nkhani ya chakwera?

Agenda Setting Theory
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Agenda Setting Theory

Political slave who is there to defend the evil of his wicked masters who do not even know him. DPP is damaged goods. You better find a better path if you are a pathfinder because the path you and DPP have taken is leading you to nowhere. Mwazi kachizungu ka “F” word ndiye mwati muka polishile pano. Supreme court is yet to decide on this issue. But whatever the out come, one thing which you should know is that KATANGALE ANACHITIKA.

pathfinder
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pathfinder

kkkkkk kuchokera pa nkhani ya a chaponda rather

JOHN
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JOHN

A JACK N’RIVA IF YOU KNOW YOU CANT BE NEUTRAL IN HANDLING STRAIGHT FORWARD MATTERS LIKE THAT INVLOVING MUTHARIKA AND PIONEER, THE BEST YOU CAN DO IS TO RECURSE YOURSELF RATHER THAN EXPOSING YOUR PARTISANSHIP. EVEN A NON-LAWYER WOULD KNOW THAT YAS AND INDEED CHARLES KAJOLOWEKA HAS SUFFICIENT INTEREST TO PURSUE THE MATTER THEY WAY THEY HAVE DONE. THE MONEY THAT THESE PEOPLE STOLE IS OUR TAXES AND EVERYBODY CONTRIBUTES INCLUDING KAJOLOWEKA AND THE YOUTHS THAT HIS ORGANIZATION REPRESENTS.

I CAN ONLY ENCOURAGE KAJOLOWEKA TO STAND FILM. UMATIYIMIRIRA AYISE!

Silica Gell
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Silica Gell

AKAJOLOWEKA AWA ZOPANGA IWOZI NDI IWOWA KAPENA KULI ANTHU KUMSANA KWAWOKO?

Omex70
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Omex70

The judgement given by high Court judge was very questionanle to every meaningful Malawian. I think it was a token of appreciation for his appointment to be judge by DPP led government.

Agenda Setting Theory
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Agenda Setting Theory

Manyazibwa?????

pathfinder
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pathfinder

Mukhumudwanso judge wa ku supreme court ataweluza chomodzimodzi N’riva. Ndiye kaya apo ndiye mudzatani?

Gulukunyinda
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Gulukunyinda

Bravo to the supreme court. We need Sanity in Malawi

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