The Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Mr. Raza Amna, the proprietor of Limbe based Asadi Wholesalers attempted to bribe Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) Officer Mr. Kondwani Sauti-Phiri with K200,000 so that Mr. Raza Amna should not pay a K1.7 million penalty to MRA for non-usage of the recently introduced mandatory Electronic Fiscal Device.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau instituted investigations into the matter where it was established that Mr. Ziaullah Surekha the Shop Manager attempted to bribe the MRA officer.
On 24th January, 2015, the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Mr. Ziaullah Surekha. He will be taken to Court after the Bureau has recorded a statement from him.
EGRITA M. NDALA
SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL