KARONGA (Maravi Post)—One of the prime cash gate suspects at Karonga district Philemon Maseko has on Tuesday been fired as Acting Director of Public Works Maravi Post has established.
This follows a revelation that Maseko and his group pocketed millions of kwacha of MASAF 4 project.
The dismissal document which has been signed by Karonga district council chairperson Patrick Kishombe says the council will replace a caretaker on the position.
“We have noted that you have been abusing this office and we therefore asking you to step down,” said the document.
“Among the things, you have failed to produce the MASAF 4 and Malata and subsidy projects,” added the letter.
Despite evidence that the money has been misused, Maseko who is also the district Physical Planning officer said people are accusing him because he is a young man who is development conscious having managed to build two big mansions and having bought three vehicles within two years in office.
Meanwhile, Kishombe says there are continuing with their investigation and promised to shed more information after finalizing.
Meanwhile Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) gurus are zeroing in to have Maseko arrested to answer criminal charges of stealing by public servant.