CSO's Accuse Parley of Overstepping Mandate In Filling Station Sell
The Malawi Civil Society Led Black Movement (MABLEM) and the Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC) has asked Parliament to respect the independence of the country's judicial system.
The call follows a motion by Parliament to summon Justice Ken Manda over the sale of GAM fuels Kanengo filling station to Realsim company.
Addressing the media on Tuesday in Lilongwe HRCC Board Chairperson Robert Mkwezalamba claimed that parliamentary motion against Justice Manda was made out of anger.
"We want parliament to stop interfering on this matter since the high court has unlimited jurisdiction to determine civil or criminal proceedings," Mkwezalamba said.
Last week members adopted a motion allowing the Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament to summon Justice Ken Manda over alleged dealings over the sell of GAM filling station in Lilongwe to Realsim Company.
Disagreements emerged between Masters Drilling Company failed to settle a K1.5 million fuel debt to GAM investments.