Former Malawi Defence Force (MDF) commander General Henry Odillo (retired) is expected to appear in Court today at Lilongwe High on charges relating to the ongoing investigations to the looting of public funds dubbed cashgate.
Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Public Relations Officer Egritta Ndala confirmed of the development in an interview with one of the privately owned media house.
Odillo was arrested along with his deputy Clement Kafuwa on Monday on the allegations that they authorized payments to Thuso investments without supplying services to the Malawi Army.
The two have spent their third day in Police custody.
The two have been charged with three counts of abuse of public office contrary to Section 25(b)(1) of the Corrupt Practices Act; negligence by public officer in preserving money or any other property contrary to Section 284(1) of the Penal Code; and, money laundering contrary to Section(1)(d) of the Money Laundering, Proceeds of Serious Crimes and Terrorist Financing Act.