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Vol 57 No 18

Published 9th September 2016


Malawi

Kasambara incarcerated

The trial of a former Justice Minister and Attorney General came to a dramatic end on 24 August as the High Court in Lilongwe sentenced Ralph Kasambara to 13 years for conspiracy to murder Paul Mphwiyo, the former Budget Director at the Finance Ministry. Kasambara's courtroom defiance turned to dejection as he allowed himself to be handcuffed, a fate he had managed to avoid for the whole year-long trial, as he was led off to prison.

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