COURT SENTENCES FORMER LEGISLATOR FOR MZIMBA HORA
On 7th September, 2010, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Hon Christopher Mzomera Ngwira M.P. for Mzimba Hora Constituency then presented invoices from YOGI and Mzimba Hardware on pretext that they had supplied building materials for Lukwelukwe School Project which was funded under LDF under Mzimba District Assembly. The ACB investigation established that Mzomera Ngwira had abused his public office. He was arrested and taken to Mzimba Magistrate’s Court where he was charged with abuse of office contrary to Section 25 B (1) of the Corrupt Practices Act.
On 28th September, 2020, the Mzimba Magistrate’s Court found Christopher Mzomera Ngwira guilty and convicted him. On 16th October, 2020 the Court sentenced him to forty-eight months imprisonment with hard labour. The sentence will run from the date of conviction.
Egrita M. Ndala
Principal Public Relations