On 4th September, 2020, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received an allegation that in the 2019/2020 fiscal year, Mr. Everton Chimulirenji, responsible for Disaster Managementin the Office of the President and Cabinet, abused his office to influence Chief Commissioner of Prisons, Miss Grace Wandika Phiri to instruct the Malawi Prison Service Procurement Officer to award a contract worth MK200 million for the supply of fertilizer to OPTICHEM without following procedures.
The Bureau conducted investigations which established that Priwil General Dealers, a company belonging to Prince Henderson and Willy Herbert Chimulirenji of Lilongwe, uttered false documents from Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Catholic Development Commission of Malawi (CADECOM), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and FDH
Bank, in their bid document to win a contract to supply fertilizer worth MK76 million to Malawi Prison Service.
The investigation also established that Prince Henderson independently compiled the bid document with very minimal consultations with his partner, Willy Herbert Chimulirenji.
On 14th June, 2022, the Bureau arrested Prince Henderson on the following counts;
All correspondences to be addressed to the Director quoting our reference numbers
i) Giving false information to a person employed in the public service
contrary to section 122 of the Penal Code.
ii) Forgery, contrary to section 356 of the Penal Code.
iii) Uttering false documents contrary to section 360 of the Penal
He will be taken to Court after the Bureau has interviewed him.
EGRITA M. NDALA
PRINCIPAL PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL