Malawi’s graft bursting body the Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested Lilongwe based police officer for soliciting MK50, 000 from a wife of suspect.
The officer identified as Ernest Saulosi was arrested earlier this month after a complaint alleging the law enforcer demanded the money from Stella Kuliramboni in order to release her husband on bail.
ACB publicist Egritta Ndala said in a statement made available to Nyasa Times the suspect obtained cash amounting to MK40, 000 in advance from Kuliramboni on May 1.
“On 1st May, 2012, a police officer Ernest Saulosi received K40, 000.00 from Stella Kuliramboni. We arrested Ernest Saulosi after he had received the money. He was taken to Lilongwe Magistrate’s Court where he was released on bail on the following condition on a MK50, 000 bond,” said Ndala
Meanwhile, the Lilongwe Magistrate Court has further ordered Saulosi to be reporting to the ACB offices every Wednesday.
In a related development, lawyer Joseph Kamkwasi who was arrested last Friday for allegedly defrauding client has been granted bail by the Blantyre Magistrate Court where he was charged with theft by agents.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :