Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Geita Legislator escapes PCCB dragnet

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Frederick Katulanda, Mwanza

A legislator narrowly escaped the anti-graft body’s dragnet whose officials ambushed a party that he allegedly organised for his fellow party members late last week.

An official of the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) invaded the party believing that it was organised in contravention of the recently enacted election financing Act.

The PCCB district official made the move only days after President Jakaya Kikwete directed the anti-corruption watchdog to immediately start enforcing the law.

The Member of Parliament for Nyang’wale constituency in Geita District, Mwanza Region, Mr James Musalika, had reportedly organised a party that attracted Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) leaders in the district, including councillors, at Bukwimba village last Thursday.

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