Minister Chiumia in hot soup

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Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Grace Chiumia faces losing millions of money following her decision to get National Registration Bureau (NRB) officers arrested.

Fourteen registration officers arrested on the minister’s instructions are demanding her to pay them K140 million in three months or face legal action.

Grace Chiumia

Chiumia in trouble

Lawyer for the officers Christon Ghambi has already filed a letter to Chiumia, Attorney General in the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Inspector General of Police Lexten Kachama.

According to the workers, they were subjected to emotional and physical torture due to Chiumia’s actions. The NRB officers have also accused Chiumia and the police of unjustified assault, false imprisonment and unwarranted arrest.

“It has to be emphasised that the arrest of our clients herein was not in any way effected after an independent investigation by the police but it was a clear act of arrest upon the insistence of the honourable minister. This clearly amounts to…a blatant affront to the independence of the police in the execution of their duties …” reads part of the letter.

The workers have also faulted the police for arresting them when they knew that Chiumia was acting in her personal capacity.

Chiumia is yet to comment on the demands while Minister of Justice, Samuel Tembenu told the local media that he is yet to be briefed on the issues surrounding the arrest of the 14 NRB officers.

The minister ordered the arrest of the NRB officers on September 17 in Mzuzu after she found them discussing work related grievances at a supermarket.

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  1. Walikuzgoka mulomwe nayoso akavinenge mabere pamutunda waka kapalimahala apa tamukanani kuno kukwithu kono

  2. Kumangoperekera mayina basi anthu angwiro akuwawona , Chingasangalase ndichani kugwira ntchito opanda kulipilidwa or Iwo andunawo mwana wawo angakonde kuti azingogwira ntchito .

  3. Mphuma ndi Nyere sizigwirizana galu ameneyu amve kuning’ina wosamunyengera,ntchito ndi kutchuka ndizinthu ziwiri zosiyana

  4. Mphuma ndi Nyere sizigwirizana galu ameneyu amve kuning’ina wosamunyengera,ntchito ndi kutchuka ndizinthu ziwiri zosiyana

  5. Every ministry that woman she goes amangopalamulako that means she’s nt profesional but jus by chance n gender thats why she’s remain in the cabinet

  6. kod kusiya ntchitoyo sikuloledwa? koma mwazunzitsa banja komaso mtundu wakwan zilibwino ngat munalapa kwa mulungu zanu zili bho apo be palibe chomwe wapanga mmbale

  7. Guys this is Malawi… No one gets in hot soup if you have money…. Tell me one person who is in hot soup after all these cashgates…chaponda after all those millions is free…. Joyce is also free

  8. simudayambe ndinu kumangidwa wosalakwa koma mtima mmalo tisiyireni ife kuno kumudzi tikonza ameneyo 2019 sitinamutume kudzapanga zimenezo waiwala zomwe tidamvoterera

  9. Politicaly titha kuona kut Chiumia adapupuluma koma aliyense akudzwa kut Ndarama za Registration zakhaphwilidwadi!! Ndapanga nawo ma registration ine and i know kut Anthu aichita kanthu fund ya Citizenship registration!!! Anyway mwana njira adtsatayo idali yolakwika but njira zolondolazo ndizot adadzitchera kale akuluakulu sizimagwra kanthu and zimangokomera eniake sometimes kumafunika anthu ngat amenewa ama Scandal omangombalulapo zinthu modzwa okha zimatha kuululitsa zinsisi zina! Ma isues a Cash gate or chaponda maize amatha kuulika nkhan ngat zimenez!!! Let us watch out!!! Mwna pot nd Boma nd Boma nde zimuvuta koma achikhala kut NRB siyaboma mmmmmm pakadaulikad zinthu apa but let us watch out!!!

  10. Paja Amatinena Kuti Zamkodzo.Ifeso Tikuti Za Mkodzo Awapepese Ndi Ndalama Zawo Osati Ndalama Adaba Ku BWB,BCC,abweze Mofulumira Mizimu Isanakwiye.

  11. Which hot water are talking ?kungofuna kuwaopsyeza wanthu zopusa,chiumia is astrong woman who knows her duty.watch your story.

  12. Mpungu winawake nyumba yamalamulo ananena mawu oti dziko la Malawi silidafikepo pomawapatsa azimayi maudindo akuluakulu ngati amenewa chifukwa samaganizira zinthu zomwe zingaze mtsogolo iwo amangopanga zinthu zapanopa. Chisanzo ndi izi apanga a Obama kungofuna kutchuka basi osaziwa kuti akuziika mavuto.

    • I think they were discussing the issues of the money they were being paid and she just came into the room and had them arrested
      I guess that’s that

  13. vuto losankha maunduna mosaganizira bwino mapeto ake ndiamenewa kuzitengera zinthu pamgong’o,,,,,,,,,,atenge ndalama zanthumba mwake osat misonkho yathu

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