DC Ngulube arrested over Mangochi District Council ‘Cashgate’

Mwanza district commissioner Jack Ngulube has been arrested by Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) over allegation of fraudulent transactions while at Mangochi District Council.

Ngulube: Arrested

Ngulube was moved from Mangochi to Mwanza  in Aprial 2016 in a Local Government Ministry reorganisation that saw a number of DC relocating.

He served as Mangochi DC for six months

But Ngulube is being suspected to have misappropriated Local Development Fund (LDF), District Development Fund (DDF) and Constituency Development Fund (CDF).

According to ACB spokesperson Egrita Ndala, Ngulube and other officers defrauded the government through misprocurement that date back to 2014.

Ndala said apart from Ngulube, ACB has also arrested a procurement officer for Mangochi District Council, Michael Khoko and businessperson Malison Mpiwu who was a supplier at the council.

“The businessperson owns a garage un Mangochi and was arrested yesterday [Monday] on allegations that he supplied vetiver grass to Mangochi District Council wheres Khoko was arrested [Tuesday],” Ndala said.

She said the three suspects will be taken to court “where they will be formally charged.”

Ndala said the charges will relate to “misappropriation” of LDF funds.

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8 thoughts on “DC Ngulube arrested over Mangochi District Council ‘Cashgate’”

  1. Zulu says:

    How much is vertiver money to be talking about? ACB is useless. You fail to deal with real issues. Arrest Chaponda first you idiots. If it is capacity challenge in your organisation, then I think it is serious.

  2. Generation of Vipers says:

    May be the DC is being targeted because he is from the North

  3. mafumuadyera says:

    He is purely DPP but ngulube is a thief way back when he was in nkhatabay

  4. Belungu says:

    Ichi ndi chindere chikulu. chithamangitseni chirute kwawo kumpoto. Chatisausa chomene ife ku Mangochi. Tikuchikhumba yayi. Tachikana

  5. Falliot says:

    never in the history of the world has Malawi been subjected to disaster called cashgate, an embarrassing exercise carried by government officials, who are suppose to care and serve the nation,…….
    I ask god ,God who takes life of a man ,a day when life is sweetest,
    to punish these people , anybody with a a hand ,smite them,!!!!!!!!!!
    smite them!!!!!!!!¡!! again and again. ,,……..!!!!!!!

  6. ck says:

    True. ACB should stop investigating minor cases while serious cases involving dpp politicians are just idle in their offices. I fear this Nguluwe might be in affiliate to a certain oppostion party, thus his arrest.

  7. KAMBITOTO says:

    zazi !!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Chimanga says:

    ACB, why do you waste time on small issues? How much money are you going to recover from this? Go for money that matters…. follow MK236 million, maizegate and the like not change mukulimbana nachochi. Actually zimene zabedwa ku mangochi ndizochepa kufaniza ndi ma allowance amene mwatafuna in investigating this issue …Shame on you political organ of government

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