Former president Peter Mutharika’s personal body guard, Norman Chisale, has been formally charged of murder.
This is in relation to the death of Issa Njaunju, who was Director of Corporate Services at the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).
Lawyer representing Norman Chisale, Chancy Gondwe has confirmed.
“I can confirm that my client has been charged of murder offence. He has been remanded pending committal of the matter to the High Court where he shall be formally charged,” he said.
Chisale is also facing money laundering, fraud and tax evasion charges relating to the illegal importation of K5.5 billion worth of cement from Zambia and Zimbabwe using former President Peter Mutharika’s Tax ID.
Peter Mutharika has publicly denied any wrongdoing in relation to the cement scandal popularly known as cement-gate.