Malawi President Joyce Banda was forced to axe two senior Police officers with immediate effect as investigations into the shooting of the well known economist
The budget director was shot & severely wounded in an attack suspected to be related to his fight against corruption.
According to a local radio station Capital FM a statement from the Office of the President and Cabinet signed by Chief Secretary Hawa Ndilowe indicates that Deputy Inspector of police responsible for operations Finly Binali has been replaced by Nelson Bophani.
The statement further says Doreen Kapanga who was deputy Inspector General responsible for administration has been appointed as deputy ambassador to Ethiopia.
Kapanga has since been replaced by Chrissie Ngauma.
The changes came a day after Police arrested three suspects to the shooting of Paul Mphwiyo on Friday.
Source: Capital Radio Malawi; www.capitalradiomalawi.com