Reports reaching this publication indicates that Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General, Martha Chizuma is in police custody at Namitete Police in Lilongwe.
Reports say she was taken from her house at around 4 am this morning in her pyjamas.
Scores of armed police officers surrounded her home with a warrant of arrest relating to the January leaked audio, we have learnt.
“I know what is happening. And I know why it is happening now. I have a very good idea of the timing. They should be fighting corruption. Not this,” Chizuma told the press..
This morning, she came out from a police cell without shoes on.
There are unverified reports that the ACB boss was scheduled for a meeting at Kamuzu Palace this morning.