Ant Corruption Bureau ACB has arrested Chimulirenji’s partner Prince Henderson for uttering false documents to win a contract worth 76 million kwacha for the supply of fertilizer to Malawi Prison Service

ACB spokesperson Egrita Ndala says Henderson used false documents from Catholic Relief Services CRS, Catholic Development Commission of Malawi CADECOM, Food and Agriculture Organization FAO and FDH Bank

According to Ndala on 4th September 2020 the bureau received an allegation that in the 2019 to 2020 fiscal year Everton Chimulirenji who was responsible for disaster management in the office of president and cabinet abused his office

Chimulirenji allegedly influenced chief commissioner for prisons miss grace Wandika Phiri to instruct Malawi Prison Service procurement officer to award a contract for supply of fertilizer to OPTICHEM worth 200 million kwacha without following procedures

Investigations established that priwil general dealers, a company belonging to Prince Henderson and Willy Herbert Chimulirenji of Lilongwe uttered false documents to win the contract

“The investigations also established that Henderson independently compiled the bid document with very minimal consultations with his partner Chimulirenji,” Ndala

The bureau arrested Henderson on counts of giving false information, forgery and uttering false documents

He will be taken to court after the bureau has interviewed him