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The Director of Public Prosecution, Mary Kachare has said former budget director, Paul Mphwiyo is the one who masterminded the plunder of financial resources at Capitol Hill.

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mary Kachare made the remarks in court as hearing of Paul Mphwiyo’s case and 18 others has started.

“According to what we have gathered Paul Mphwiyo is the one who started the whole mess and he also persuaded other people to join the plunder,” she said.

In a similar fashion, cashgate convict, Leonard Karonga who appeared as a witness in the Mphwiyo case seconded Kachare’s claims by saying that he was introduced into cashgate by Mphwiyo.

“Mphwiyo found me and told me everything about cashgate and i also persuaded other officials at the ministry of tourism to join the plunder.

“Mphwiyo said that every ministry had a task to give the Peoples Party money for campaign and that we had to siphon money from treasury through what we call cashgate now and that is what we did.

“Companies were paid for neither performing anything nor supplying anything to government departments,” he said.

Recently on cashgate it was reported that the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) in conjuction with the National Audit Office under the direction of the country’s leadership was deliberately delaying investigations in K238 billion cashgate to protect ministers who were entangled in the theft.

Reports from ACB indicated that ACB was instructed by government to take ages in investigating the plunder of government resources in the K238 cashgate.

“They wanted the matter to stay as it is until the next elections but due to the pressure people are giving government to act on the matter, ACB has been told protect the ministers at all costs in its investigation,” said an ACB top official on anonymity.

The official added that companies that are owned by ministers and were involved in the scandal would be protected by the ACB.

“The move is aimed at making Malawians belive the companies had contracts with government and that they were supplying goods to various government ministries and departments,” he said.

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