BLANTYRE (MaraPost)–Malawi Electoral Commission’s Data Entry Clerk, Hanleck Mbwetule , who was arrested for stealing an external hard drive belonging to the Commission , has been convicted after pleading guilty to the offence of theft by public servant.
He appeared before the Blantyre Magistrate Court Tuesday to answer charge of theft of public servant, according to MEC spokesperson Sangwani Mwafulirwa.
“He pleaded guilty to the offence and has consequently been convicted.
Sentencing will be tomorrow Wednesday, 26th February, 2014 before His Worship Bodole,” he said.
Meanwhile the convict has been remanded to Chichiri Prison.
Mbwetule worked as temporary data entry clerk with the Commission and was arrested for stealing an external hard disk from the Commission’s ICT Department.