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Brain behind Inspector General’s fake Facebook account arrested

A 26 year-old Innocent Kananji has been arrested on suspicion that he created a fake Facebook account bearing the name and photo of the Police Inspector General Meryln Yolamu.

He was allegedly using the account to dupe unsuspecting youths of money amounting to K150,000 on the pretext that he would recruit them into the Malawi Police Service.

Police investigations have also revealed that the suspect had different 13 Facebook accounts most of them bearing female names and pictures which are also investigated.

He will appear in court soon to answer the charge of cyber spamming contrary to Section 91 of Electronic Transaction and Cyber Security Act of 2016.

Meanwhile, the Malawi Police Service is calling upon any individuals who have fallen prey to the scam to report to their nearest police.

The suspect comes from Andasani village, T/A Sawali in Balaka District.

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