Sheriffs pounce on Malawi pollster again: Computers seized

Sheriffs have pounced on Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) offices in Blantyre, seizing refrigerators and desk top computers, the second seizure of property in just a week.

Kalonga: It's a huge debt
Kalonga: It’s a huge debt

Chief Elections Officer Willie Kalonga confirmed the sheriffs have seized the property on Friday, crippling operations at the pollster as all desk top computers have been seized.

“We have a huge debt with service providers, it is as high as K500 million dating back to 2010,” he said.

Kalonga said the commission will hold talks with the government on how the debt can be repaid to avoid embarrassing incidents of having property confiscated.

Just this week, sheriffs also seized motor vehicles from MEC.

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James phiri
James phiri
5 years ago

Ku mec mbala zokhazokha. Karonga, potani, chilapondwa, khakhi, nakanga, chimkwita amangogawana chuma ndi katundu waboma. Mumadikira chani. Ndipo katundu wonse Alan did was iwo angonjoya ndikunyengera ndalama zathu. Anthu amenewa amangidwe chifukwa kumemeku kuli cashgate in a. Kodi a mbendera anthu mukuwaikiranji kumbuyo awa oipa moyo.

kanjedza
kanjedza
5 years ago

Also why dont you give back the money you got from Universal Printers from Durban for the previous elections and the last elections, that which you also shared with your Australian friend and his brother in law who supplied the cameras’ You sent soft copies of the tender to selected and unqualified suppliers to avoid transparency. Your Autrailian friend was online with UP whilst the UP guy was sitting at Skyband and getting the results by SMS and he changed the price on the spot and the Australian friend printed out the tender in the last minute and the contract… Read more »

Flat head
Flat head
5 years ago

Shame to this body now jorpadising tax payer money!

nyokonyoko
5 years ago

disorganised organisations always face that

eden chanandulo
eden chanandulo
5 years ago

Now nemesis has hit you hard & your crying like babies! Foolish corrupt Mec. Deal with it!! Don’t involve us you ungrateful idiots!!!

Mbolo Sidwala
Mbolo Sidwala
5 years ago

Just sell those vehicles u bought 4 urselves and return the allowances u got 4 trips that were never undertaken; and use the money 4 debt repayment. Otherwise join the pvt sector, boma liribe ndalama. Simunamve apm akunena.

Jahan
Jahan
5 years ago

While you were busy wasting the money, claiming bonuses and allowances that you never earned, opening ghost accounts for money laundering,,, all the while you had debts? Now you want the gvt to bail you out? With the tax payers money? The gvt need to fire all you lots! Stupid evils!

Munakali
Munakali
5 years ago

You will see what you have never seen before , ghost are following you corrupt men of devils.

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