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Court sets date for actor`s case

19th April 2012
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Bongo movie actor Kajala Masanja

The hearing of the case against Bongo movie actor Kajala Masanja and her husband Faraja Chambo is expected to begin on April 30, this year.

Before setting up the date for the hearing yesterday, Resident Magistrate Sundi Fimbo of Kisutu Court asked the accused some questions related to selling of the house.

Magistrate Fimbo asked the prosecution led by prosecutor from the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) Leonard Swai if he had any thing to say or having witnesses for the case whereby Swai told that the prosecution is intended to call 13 witnesses to testify in the case.

According to the charge sheet, on unknown date and place the accused conspired to commit an offence of transfer proceeds of corruption and money laundering.

Swai claimed that in April 2010 the accused, being the husband and wife respectively, conspired to commit an offence of transfer of the proceeds of corruption (selling a house situated at Kunduchi Salasala in Kinondoni Municipality) contrary to Section 34 of the PCCB Act 2007.

On the second count it was alleged that on April 14, 2010 the accused having been served with a notice under section 34 (2), and 3 of the PCCB Act 2007 in contravention to the said notice, transferred the ownership of the said house to Emiliana Rwegarura.

Further, it was alleged that on the same date and place the accused transferred the ownership of the said house to Rwegarura while they knew or ought to have known that the said house was the proceeds of corrupt practice for purposes of concealing its origin.

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN
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