No judiciary interference in IPTL saga


Bunge told The Judiciary has not written any formal letter to Parliament aimed at discouraging the tabling of Controller and Auditor General’s (CAG) report on IPTL saga in the House. bunge tanzania Bunge Tanzania Parliamentary Chairman Idd Zungu told Members of Parliament during the morning session on Friday that rumours that the Judiciary had interfered with the working of Parliament, by writing to ask the House not to debate the details of the report were false. “The rumours that have gone here during the last few days that the Judiciary had written to Parliament are not true. Please desist from repeating that rumour. The two organs, Parliament and Judiciary have a good working relationship,” he said. He moved to remove the rumour that was growing to have some legitimacy even as there had not been official communication confirming receipt of the letter. Some MPs had viewed it as manipulation by the Executive to undermine the supremacy of the House in discussing the CAG and the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) reports. The Tegeta escrow scandal revolves around a questionable withdrawal, from the central bank of whopping 306bn/- in taxpayer’s money that was shared among few individuals working with government and others in the private sector. Read more »