October 19th, 2013

ACB arrests government Chief Tourism Officer in “Cashgate Scandal”

Posted on 19 Oct 2013 at 12:52pm

The Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested Leonard Kalonga, Chief Tourism Officer in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife on suspicion that he connived with different people to defraud the Malawi Government.

ACB’s Senior Public Relations Officer, Egrita Ndala said in August, 2013, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that the suspect was conniving with different people to defraud the Malawi Government.

Ndala said following the tip, the Bureau immediately instituted investigations where it was found that Leonard Kalonga had corruptly acquired the services of various people owning companies and defrauded the Malawi Government of large sums of money.

“On…