One of the people killed discovered at Ginimbi Kafungure’s accident scene is a highly wanted Malawian fugitive involved in the country’s biggest ‘Cashgate’ heist Limumba Karim.
Limumba Karim who was a businessman on the run escaped Malawi several years ago in the middle of the K2.4 billion(USD$2.6 000 000) cashgate trial where he was one of the money-laundering suspects.
The suspect fled to South Africa and the government had been talking of plans to extradite him.
Limumba Karim is survived by three children, one in South Africa, newly born in Mozambique, and one in Malawi.
His body will be repatriated to Malawi for burial according to reports.
In the early hours of Sunday, Limumba died together with 36-year-old Zimbabwean socialite and businessman Ginimbi as well as two women in Ginimbi’s Roll Royce after partying.
The women have also been identified as Alichia Adams, a model, globe trotter, and a video vixen cum fitness trainer, Michelle Alimu, also known as Mimie Moana, Ginimbi’s girlfriend.
Limumba Karim is facing charges alongside Mphwiyo and others, including civil servants such as former Accountant General David Kandoje, Auzius Kazombo Mwale, Clemence Mmadzi and Roosevelt Ndovi. The list of suspects also includes contractors.
Others are George Banda, Michael Mphatso, Samuel Mzanda who are facing charges of fraud, negligence by public office, money laundering, theft by public servant, theft by servant and conspiracy to defraud government funds amounting to K2 446 817 450.49.
Also charged is an expert in information technology (IT) Steve Likhunya Phiri . Others are Stafford Mpoola, Andrew Patrick Chilalika, Fatch Chungano, Cecilia Mervis Ng’ambi, Gerald Magaleta Phiri and Ndaona Satema.
Ginimbi’s speeding Rolls-Royce veered off the road and hit a tree before going up in flames.
Eyewitnesses managed to pull out Ginimbi’s body but the fire burnt the vehicle, killing three other passengers. Take a look a the Photos From Ginimbi Kadungure Fatal Accident Scene here.