News coming in now indicates that the former Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Dr. George Chaponda who was under investigation on maize scandal has been arrested.
According to the Anti-Corruption Bureau director of Legal and Prosecution Mr Chrispine Khunga said the former Minister has been arrested this morning and he has been kept at their offices further inquiries.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) he will be taken to court this morning.
Dr Chaponda was recently fired from Cabinet which has been reshuffled by President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika pending investigations into his involvement in the maize importation process from Zambia.
News Watch Reviews understands that Dr Chaponda has been on Anti-Corruption Bureau microscope after news of him being involved in a maize scandal surfaced.
ACB later on raided Dr. Chaponda’s house as part of their investigations and discovered that he has been keeping millions of Kwachas and thousands of dollars at his house. The money was confisticated by the ACB.
Malawians are waiting for the truth which has been swept under the carpet to be uncovered and those involved should be taken to book.