On 14th June, 2018, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) received a complaint alleging that his
worship Kandulu of Mzuzu Magistrate’s Court solicited MK600,000.00 through lawyer Leonard
Mburo of Mburo and Company to speed up a land dispute case.
The ACB instituted investigations into the complaint and established that Mr. Leonard Mburo
received money from his client on the pretext that His Worship Peter Kandulu wanted the
On 7th December, 2020, the ACB arrested Mr. Leonard Mburo.
He was taken to Court where he was charged with corrupt transactions by or with agents contrary to Section 27 (4) as read with Section 35 of the Corrupt Practices Act.
He was released on bail after satisfying the following conditions:
• Produced a cash bond of MK30,000.00 each.
• Produced one surety bonded at MK50,000.00 not cash.
• Ordered to report at ACB offices once every fortnight on Fridays.
• Ordered not to interfere with state witnesses.
He will appear in court on 21st and 22nd January, 2021 for hearing of the case.
EGRITA M. NDALA
PRINCIPAL PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL