Malawi Police in Phalombe district are keeping in custody 33 year old Edson Nkhonjera and 38 year old Edward Buleya for selling hospital solar panels.
National police publicist Rhoda Manjolo confirmed the arrest.
“Members of the health centre and community policing later caught Selemani with the gadgets in sacks,” she said.
Manjolo said after pinning Selemani down he confessed that he bought the panels from the suspects. The matter was further reported to the district health officer and later the suspects were nabbed.
The suspects will appear before court to answer charges of theft by public servant.
Nkhonjera hails from Enkhughani village traditional authority Mtwalo in Mzimba district while Buleya hails from Mdoda village traditional authority Mkhumba in Phalombe.