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ARRESTS OF GROUP VILLAGE HEADMAN JALI IN ZOMBA

ARRESTS OF GROUP VILLAGE HEADMAN JALI IN ZOMBA

On 25th September, 2018 the ACB arrested Mr. Austin Doisi Makwinja (Group Village Headman Jali) on suspicion that he was demanding two coupons from each of the fifteen village headmen under his jurisdiction. The investigation conducted by ACB established that he had collected 54 coupons from the village headmen between 2010 and 2014. It was also established that the group village headman solicited and received K5000 from beneficiaries of cash transfer programme in 2013-2014. The GVH received a total of K600, 220.00.

He will be taken to court after the Bureau has recorded a caution statement from him. He is likely to be charged with corrupt practices by a public officer contrary to Section 24(1) of the corrupt Practices Act.

EGRITA M. NDALA
SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL