On 7th July, 2022, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested three Malawi Revenue
Authority officials, Mrs. Roza Mbilizi (Former Deputy Commissioner General), Mr.
Fredrick Mpeusa (Former Manager for Customs and Excise) and Ms. Abigail Kawamba
(Deputy Commissioner, Enforcement and Operations).
This follows an allegation which the Bureau received on 7th July, 2020 that some
individuals were abusing the former presidents’ tax identification number (TPIN). The
investigation which commenced in August, 2020 established that the three were
facilitating duty free clearance of various imported goods under CPC 418 belonging to
They are likely to be charged with abuse of office contrary to Section 25B (1) as read
with Section 34 of the Corrupt Practices Act and neglect of duty contrary to Section
121 of the Penal Code.
They will be taken to Court after the Bureau has interviewed them.
EGRITA M. NDALA
PRINCIPAL PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL