The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday announced that it has arrested a private practice lawyer Yambani Mulemba on Cashgate charges that he facilitated money laundering.

Sources gathered by FaceofMalawi speaking in a telephone interview with ACB Director Reyneck Matemba comfirmed the development.

“I can confirm that the Bureau has arrested Mr. Mulemba, a lawyer at Knight and Knight legal firm. The charges border on facilitating money laundering, Matemba said.

He however could not reveal any more information on the matter saying that by doing so he would be jeorperdizing the case and that more details will be released to the media soon.

Matemba further revealed that Mulemba might appear in court today 17 March.

Mr. Mulemba is also one of six other state witnesses to have paraded in the former budget director Paul Mphiyo”s shooting case last month.

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