Chibuku employees in K5.8m ‘cashgate’: Malawi Police arrest 4

Malawi Police Service in eastern district of Mangochi have arrested four people for allegedly stealing over K5.8 million belonging to Chibuku Products Limited (CPL).

Shake-shake: Chibuku

Shake-shake: Chibuku

Of the four, two are CPL employees, identified as Levi Bakili and Joseph Mwale, who worked as cashier and driver, respectively while The other two are security guards, according to Thomeck Nyaude, Eastern Region Police spokesperson.

The suspects are believed to have stolen the money on February 15 at round 4pm.

According to Nyaude, on the material day, Bakili was in his office and around 4pm, the second suspect, Mwale went into his office to deliver cash realized from sales of that day.

“After handing over the money, the two moved out of the office and went to the trading centre and as they were going out, Bakili left the office keys and those of the cash box in his office; he also left the office door unlocked, but locked the main entrance,” said Nyaude.

When they returned, Nyaude said, they discovered that cash box was open and they subsequently reported the incident to their Branch Manager, who reported the matter to police.

After calculations it was established that K5,860,000 had been stolen and the four suspects were consequently arrested.

They will appear in court to answer cases of breaking in and theft contrary to Section 311 of the Penal Code.

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14 thoughts on “Chibuku employees in K5.8m ‘cashgate’: Malawi Police arrest 4”

  1. thunduwike says:

    Zaku mowa izi, musazitengele apolice

  2. chie says:

    Zapamowa izi! Allah Akbar! Omanga, omangidwa, oweruza, omangitsa nzakeyo ndi omwe akasunge akaidiwo one kwa Allah ndi haram!

  3. Yankees says:

    Amangidwe basi, akalowe coz ndalamazo zikanasowabe ndithu wina akanamingidwa zenizeni, so here lucky enough obawo agwidwa and more over ndiogwila ntchito komnko, hoza masese!!!!!

  4. malawi the poorest country in the world says:

    i hate these half baked reports. you say the office door was open but the main door was locked. can you please elaborate? was thain door later broken open? were any windows broken into? please explain mr. briefcase reporter

    1. ujeni says:

      Let me explain in plain English, office door unlocked, main door locked. That means it was an inside job, simple!

  5. Chemtukanika says:

    Chibukugate.No worldly offence.Haraam yokhayokha.

  6. ujeni says:

    This is thieft not cashgate.

  7. Clement says:

    Izi ndi ndalama za mowa zoti or kuzitenga zopanda mulandu kwa Mulungu.

  8. Al Qaeda Boko Haram says:

    kabanga anawapweteka awa,olo ma bwana asabmiller akuziwa uwu simulandu!

  9. Simeon Nyapala says:

    Akuba awa amangidwe basi.

  10. Abk says:

    It’s a minor offence which calls for the maximum sentence of 504 hrs of public service around Mangochi town.

  11. Abk says:

    It’s a minor offence which calls for the maximum sentence of 504 hrs of public service.

  12. Havez al Sahalaaw says:

    Musawamange. Nkhaniyi ndi ya pa mowa. Mwina analedzera polawa nthawi yomwe amafulura. Or kumwamba mulungu sangawalange amenewa.

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