By Dorica Mtenje

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The country’s Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) is keeping in custody a renowned Journalist Prince Henderson and his counterpart Willy Chimulilenji for providing false documents to win MK76 million Malawi prison service contract.

Prince Henderson arrested

According to ACB publicist, Egrita Mdala former and disposed Vice President Everton Chimulilenji abused his office between 2019 and 2020 fiscal year budget by influencing Chief commissioner of prisons to instruct Malawi Prison procurement officer to award contract worthy MK200 million for the supply of fertilizer to OPTICHEM without proper procedures.

Mdala said after the investigations the bureau established that Priwil general dealers which belonged to Henderson and Chimulilenji won the contract illegally.

She said he two uttered documents in the pretense of Catholic Relief Service (CRS) Catholic commission Development of Malawi (CADECOM) Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and FDH bank documents in their bid to win the contract .

Mdala said Henderson compiled bid documents with very minimal consultations with his partner.

The two are expected to answer chargers of Forgery contrary to section 356 of the penal code,uttering false documents contrary to section 360 of the penal code and giving false information to a person employed in the public civil service contrary to section 122 of the penal code.

The two are expected to interviewed by the bureau.

More to come….

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