Friday, 8 November 2013

Malawi top lawyer arrested with conspiracy to murder

Malawi police have arrested former Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara, National police deputy spokesperson Kelvin Maigwa has confirmed.
Police spokesperson  Maigwa told local media that  Kasambara was arrested as “a suspect in the shooting of Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo.”
The arrest  comes amidst the withhold of finacial aid by one of the country's major donor Britain.
Recently British High Commissioner Michael Nevin announced that it has withold £27 million of financial aid to Malawi following its disappointment in the looting and plundering of public funds at Capital Hill.
Nevin told Journalist in the capital Lilongwe that the amount would be part of about £115 million of annual aid pakage for Malawi
Malawi President Joyce Banda last month axed Kasambara in a cabinet reshuffle beside former Finance Minister Ken Lipenga, former Labour Minister Eunice Makangala and Minister of Disability and the Elderly Reen Kachere.
Police were yet to officially come out with the charges against Kasambara

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