It never rains but pours for some Malawi Civil Servants whose fight for better perks is perennial due to the ‘peanuts’ given to them as wages, had a rude awakening seeing their salaries deducted of loans they never took.
Confirming about a suspected conman, Lilongwe Police Station Deputy Spokesperson Kingsley Dandaula, has said that so far 20 people have made official complaints that prompted law enforcers to pick one Dave Ngalande, in connection to the matter.
Increasing reports of Civil Servants distancing themselves from the loans prompted the Department of Human Resource Management and Development to engage the Police.
However , the 37-year suspect, whose victims include employees from the Plant and Vehicle Hire Organization (PVHO), Judiciary, and Ministry of Information, Tourism and Culture, is on bail pending trial.
The accused has been charged with three counts of; Forgery, Uttering false document and Obtaining money by false pretense.
The Police say that so far they have information that the conman obtained pay slips of the civil servants then produced an identity document, usually a Voter’s Certificate, which he then used to obtain a loan at one of the lending institution.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :