MCP in illegal water connection, fined K106 million

The opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has been implicated in illegal water connection which has forced service provider the Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) to disconnect water supply and slap the party with K106 million penalty.

MCP headquarter in capital city centre

LWB discovered the illegal connection at MCP headquarters in Lilongwe and subsequently disconnected water supply on Thursday November 24th, 2017.

According to LWB officials there were two water supply to the premise, one illegal and the other one legal.

However, the legal water supply was disconnected sometime back due to the party’s failure to settle a bill amounting to K6.8 million. The party has been failing to honor an agreement to settle the bill.

Instead the party has been using water illegally, and the illegal connection according to LWB has been there for the past 10 years until it was discovered last week.

Currently there is no water supply at MCP Headquarters.

Two weeks ago LWB disconnected water supply to Pacific Village and Central Medical Stores Trust after it was discovered the supply was illegally connected.

LWB, which is conducting Zero to Three Consumptions House to House Inspection Survey, discovered the illegal connections at Pacific Village which is owned by Pacific Group Properties in Area 9, and at Central Medical Stores Trust Warehouse in Area 6 owned by Manobec Limited.

Meanwhile, the Board has fined both Pacific Group Properties and Manobec Limited- being commercial customers- K1.5 million each as infringement penalties.

Apart from infringement penalties, the two customers will also have to pay other charges which include reinstatement/repair costs, Lilongwe Water Board overhead costs and calculated costs of illegal water supply as well as the outstanding bills.

The fines and other related charges are calculated based on the provisions of LWB’s by-laws.

 

 

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dee Kay
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dee Kay

koma ma cadet ndi anthu oseketsa kwambiri. Sadziwa kutsatira ndondomeko yankhanitu. Wawanamaiza Chatinkha. Mwambwita.

innocent m\'bama
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innocent m\'bama

MBAMVA

innocent m\'bama
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innocent m\'bama

GO DEEPER,YOU WILL FIND THAT THEY STEALING ELECTRICITY ALSO WHO KNOWS.

Kaitano
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Kaitano

This is a very good news but so funny, am sure those who were born 2015 can say that Chakwera is involved in this thing of Water, any way he can not run away from this since he is the Leader of the party whose office is in this story. After reading some comments here it just shows how we some of Malawians thinks. If you use this water we are talking here, have you ever think and or see kuti pangatenge miyezi ingati asanadule madzi pa nyumba panu? now look at this, why the L.W.B was not disconnect all… Read more »

Ninja
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Ninja

Ndadziwadu lelo kuti okuba ndiamene amakhala pa forefront pointing fingers anzache cholinga anthu asamuganizile ndithu..Okuba ndi amene wagwidwa amwene ngati mumaba osagwidwa siiinu okuba ndinu ongokayikilidwa.. zisakuwaweni.

Banda
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Banda

Ndale izi zaka zonsezi Munali kuti a LWB kkkkkkkkkk wakutmaniyo akupweteketsani come 2019.

santana
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santana

You say this is politics? Of course it is politics because the thieves are MCP politicians, the water stolen was used in a political headquarters house. So all the meetings which were conducted at the headquarters you were using stolen water yet patients at KCH were sometimes struggling to have a drop? I wonder why MCP is always trying to involve God in their fight against this govt. Don’t they see that the same God is hitting the party hard by exposing them in things like these. How then will you pay back this debt? Tangoyambani za makadi zomwe zija.… Read more »

Ninja
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Ninja

Agwidwa agwidwa kuno makosana aja hahahahahha 😂😂😂😂 munayesa inu nde ma dolo? La 40 lawakwanila anthu oyipa awa!! Ana opusa ena akufuna kuyamba kunamizila boma sopano ati zandale hahahah inu mumafuna zikhale zachani, zatchalitchi? Zomwe mumapanga inu zija tsono ati ndi chani? Zikuwawa poti mwagwidwa?? Hahah nde kanenenitu mumanena kuja achina US embassy ndi azinzawo 😂😂😅😅

dimaliya
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dimaliya

zabodza izi ,,, nanga 10 years yonseyi anali kkuti ? zandale basi . vuto ndiloti ku malawi chili chonse chikumalowa ndale basi … ndi magetsi omwe ndale lero ndi izi tilibe electricity … shape on DPP government

Ninja
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Ninja

10 years yachepaso mwina, nankha okuba amalengeza kuti akuba pakuti? Ahahahahaha mutseguka mmimba makosana, la 40 lakwana basi.. kuyankhila nde kumatankhula ngati mwangotsika kuchokela kumwamba kumene chonsecho kumbali mukugwetsa Malawi panodi ndinu nomwe.. I hope area 18 residents akuona zimenezi koma anthu oyipa inu mxiiiuu

Ngalande
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Ngalande

SINCE THE 5-1 DEFEAT, DPP IS ON AN ALL OUT WAR TO DESTROY MCP. THEY WILL USE PARASTALS AND OTHER MEANS INCLUDING THREATENING THE LIKES OF ULADI MUSA TO SUPPORT GOVT OR ELSE THEY FACE JAIL BECAUSE OF THE PASSPORT ISSUES

Ninja
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Ninja

Inu mumafuna umagwidwa ndikuba kwanuko? La 40 lakwana basi akanganya inu mumaziyesa olungama mxiiiiiii. Akugwilani akugwilani basi anthu oyipa inu.

pathfinder
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pathfinder

Tiwafufuze bwino, kuthekanso kuti akugwetsa pansi Escom ndi omwewa ndi ma illegal connections, ndicholinga chooti aziti boma likulephera.

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