LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-President Lazarus Chakwera has pardoned veteran politician and former cabinet minister, Henry Mussa, on medical grounds.
Mussa was sentenced to nine years imprisonment for conspiring and receiving stolen property.
Minister of Homeland Security Kenneth Zikhale Ng’oma confirmed Mussa’s release from cell development on Friday, July 21, 2023.
Ng’oma further disclosed that Mussa had been pardoned together with 10 other prisoners who were chronically ill.
Mussa, former Minister of Information under the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-led administration, was arrested in 2020 for stealing computers and generators meant for District Information Offices across the country.