Malawi Police Service has secretly raised service charges for hiring of Police officers from K500 to K10,000, representing a brain teasing historic percentage of 2,000.
In a memo signed by the officer in charge of Police Mobile service C Division, Assistant Commissioner of Police S.L.Moleni, the fee hike is with immediate effect.
According to the memo, which bears reference number Polgen/C/61/1 follows another fee hike which came to effect on 1 July,2015.
Business men requiring Police Services will now be paying out K20,000 per officer for both allowance and service fee.
“You are informed that the service charges have been revised from K500 to K10,000 per Police Officer. This is to say that a Police officer hired for private duties will now be paid K10,000 as allowance and K10,000 for service charge totalling to K20,000 per officer,” read the Statement in part.
The Police has also changed the paying system of the service where by ‘pay later’ system has been put in the bin.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :