Graft busting body, the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested the projects manager for Lilongwe Water Board on allegations that he offered a contract of supplying prepaid water meters to a relation.
ACB spokesperson Egritta Ndala confirmed the arrest of the Lilongwe Water Board (LLB) official Sinos Maliyano on allegations he gave a contract of supplying 5000 prepaid water meters to his relative, Charles Fodya.
Ndala said Maliyano has since been charged with corruption and abuse of office whilst Fodya has been charged with corruption.
Maliyano was arrested on Thursday whilst Fodya, who is resident in Zomba, was arrested on Friday.
Both appeared in court and the Lilongwe magistrates court told them to give a bail bond of K100000, two surities of non cash K500000 and must not leave their areas of resident without the authority of the ACB.