On 17th June, 2020, the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Mr. Mujadil Jong Malukula and Mr. Edson Masebo, public officers who were working at Mangochi Town Council.
Both were arrested on allegations that they illegally sold 2 plots of land belonging to
Mangochi Town Council without the approval of the Council and did not remit
proceeds of the sale amounting to over K2,000,000.00 to the Council.
Mr. Malukula is being suspected of committing two offences of abuse of office
contrary to Section 25 B of the Corrupt Practices Act while Mr. Masebo is being
suspected of committing the offence of aiding and abetting a corrupt practice
contrary to Section 35 of the Corrupt Practices Act or in the alternative, neglect of
official duty contrary to Section 121 of the Penal Code.
Malukula was arrested in Nkhotakota and Masebo was in Mangochi. They are both in
custody at Mangochi Police. The two will be taken to court after the Bureau has
EGRITA M. NDALA`
PRINCIPAL PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL