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K1.5 mn bounty placed on Njaunju killers


The Malawi police have placed a bounty worth K1.5 million on the murders of Anti-corruption Bureau director of corporate services, Issa Njauju.

National police spokesperson Rhoda Manjoro said that anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of Njaunju’s killers will be given K1.5 million.

“We are urging those that have information concerning the murders of the former Anti-corruption Bureau director of corporate services to come forward,’ she said.

She disclosed that the money will come from the criminal investigation reward fund.

Lately, Workers of the country’s graft busting body the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) were living in fear after the murder of the body’s director of corporate services, Issa Njauju.

ACB deputy director Reyneck Matemba said that his fellow workmates are living in fear following the murder of one of ACB’s top official.

“Yes there is fear among us but we have left everything in the hands of the police because there is nothing at the moment that we can do.

“We hope the police will bring the culprits to book soon so that they can face the law,” he said.

a high profile ranking government official confided in Afriem that the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) director of corporate services Issa Njauju was killed due to his involvement in the investigations of high profile tax evasion.

Information indicated Njaunju was found dead, his body thrown behind one of the presidential villas in Lilongwe along the way to Kamuzu palace.

ACB Director General Lucas Kondowe confirmed the death of Njaunju whose car was found burnt to ashes at the high density area of Ntsiriza close to Area 49 in Lilongwe.

Lilongwe police public relations officer Kingsley Dandaula also confirmed the development but could not be drawn to comment further saying investigations we under way to establish more details.

ACB boss Kondowe confirmed that Njauju was reported missing on Thursday and the incident was reported to Police on Friday.

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