Malawi's Vice-President Saulos Chilima has found himselfbon the wrong side of the law after he was arrested over corruption allegations.
Chilima was arrested by Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) following accussations that he had received $280,000 (Ksh34,224,400) from a British businessman "and other items", identified as Zuneth Sattar.
After the arrest, Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera is allegedly said to have stripped off Chilima all powers of a Vice-President.
Unfortunately, the Malawian Constitution does not grant Chakwea powers to fore is vice.
The arrest of Chilima has left Kenyans in a mixed reactions with them comparing the state of Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua who has been under Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission radar over corruption cases.
Gachagua's graft case amounting to Ksh 73 Billion was however, dropped after Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Hajji claimed that he did not receive enough evidence to arraign him.
Some Kenyans said that if the arrest was made in Kenyan soil, politicians could claim it is state capture and political witch-hunt.
Eric Njoroge: Here in Kenya, our deputy is an honest men, and he would be aquitted and case be dismissed.
Boore Leonard: Kenyan leaders are like god's no one can arrest them.
Henry Ochieng: This can not happen in Kenya at the moment Kenya changed from being transparent to darkparent.
Ramos Ongeta: That's now a govt working with judiciary, DCI and dpp working independently not our wenye wako Kwa mfuko ya the executive.
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