Republic vs George Kainja and others

The second Sattar related case involves the Former Inspector General of Police, George Kainja and others whose arrests took place in Mzuzu, Lilongwe, Zomba, and Blantyre. Following the arrests, the Bureau applied to the courts for transfer of the files to Lilongwe. Almost all of the files have since been transferred.Later Dr George Kainja also filed an application for leave for judicial review largely based on the same issues on the receipt of NCA evidence by the Bureau. of how the ACB received evidence from NCA.In its ruling of 5th May 2023, the Court dismissed the application in its entirety. Following the dismissal, the Chief Resident Magistrate Court has set the matter for 5th July 2023 for mention.


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