ACB arrest DPP MP Mzomera Ngwira over LDF money theft

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) member of Parliament (MP) for  Mzimba Hola , Reverend  Christopher Mzomera Ngwira for allegedly stealing money amounting to K650,000.00 meant for a developmental project under the Local Development Fund (LDF).

Mzomera Ngwira: Arrested

 According to Ndala, ACB conducted investigations into the matter and established that Ngwira advised the Project Management Committee (PMC) members to sign blank withdrawal slips and told them not to indicate the total amount to be withdrawn. He later indicated K650, 000 on the withdraw form.

“He is reasonably suspected to have committed an offence under Section 27 (2) of the Corrupt Practices Act (CPA) in that he used his influence as Member of Parliament to award a contract for the construction of Lukwelukwe Teacher’s House project under the LDF programme to Louis Mtonga of Taonga Shopping Centre in Mzimba which was supposed to be done by the Project Management Committee.

Ndala further said, Ngwira is also suspected to have committed an offence under Section 271 (2) (e) of the Penal Code in that he on August 2, 2010 at new Building Society (NBS) branch in Mzimba, converted for his own use, money amounting to K650, 000 meant for Lukwelukwe Teacher’s House Project under the LDF programme.

The bureau says it is yet to record a caution statement from Ngwira at a later date after he has found a lawyer. Meanwhile he has been taken to Court for bail application.

This was the first arrest of a parliamenterian suspected to have abused LDF funds and according to reports, there are about 20 MP’s who are being investigated.

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Dzanjalimozi
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Atumbuka onse akhala chete pa nkhani ya munyathu

Mpinganjira
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A government of the lhomwes by the lhomwes, ndipo olidyerera ndalhomwe omwewo!

Maunits
Guest

DPP kutchuka ndikuba

Dipipi wa Yudiefu
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He saw it coming that is why he decided to switch camps but unfortunately he will be a sacrificial lamb.

Mbonga Matoga
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Now we know why this lunatic called Mzomera joined DPP, it was becoz he thought he would be offered the protection DPP is giving to all lomwe cashgaters ………sorry Mr Mzomera you were DPP yes but not a lomwe, it’s time t9 face the music….

pitala
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Zayambika tiyen nazo

Prophet Dzida
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All this time, where have you all been? 2010 and you arrest a person now? ACB, tell us what is not happening

Safari
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Olo nkhope ya bwanawa ikuonetsa kuti ndichi ” BANDIT ”
BY the way , kwatsala mulandu wa
Katundu wa PP…

Morgan
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I also did my investigation in mzimba north east constituency. This ngwira is not guilty until proven guilty

W.H.O ?
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Ati a Reverend, koma mulungu atikhululukire ndithu.

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