Apart from Muhongo and Maswi, other officials implicated are the then Attorney General Frederick Werema who resigned in wake of the scandal, and the then Minister for Lands and Human Settlements Development, Prof Anna Tibaijuka who was sacked by the President owing to her involvement.
Attorney General Frederick Werema resigned and Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Eliakimu Maswi was suspended pending investigations on the matter.
So far, more than five government officials have been taken to court charged with offences associated with the dubious withdrawal of money from the Tegeta escrow account which was under the Bank of Tanzania
In another development, Rweyemamu cautioned Tanzanians over the presence of conmen who convince people to give them millions of money, promising to secure jobs for them at the State House.
said it is reported that some people were told to pay 17m/-.