Malawi Police Service has warned all persons in possession of government vehicles to submit them to police forthwith to avoid embarrassment.
The Malawi Police Service (MPS) said in a statement that through its Anti-motor vehicle theft unit is following up on all government vehicles currently in custody of illegal persons.
“It has to be noted that the unit has a list of all government vehicles and is following up on them,” reads the statement signed by James Kadadzera.
This has come to light as the police arrested a bodyguard to former president, Professor Peter Mutharika on Tuesday in Lilongwe.
The bodyguard, Dabble Dissi was arrested on allegations of theft of a government motor vehicle, Toyota Prado TXL Registration Number BW 687.