Muhammad Swazuri Arrested.

Muhammad Swazuri Arrested.

The former chairman for National Land Commission, Muhammad Swazuri has been arrested today morning over alleged corruption. Swazuri together with several ex-officials has been arrested by the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC).

The arrest comes in after Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji agreed to open charges against Swazuri over the illegal compensation of the land acquired for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).

 A statement released by the office of the Director of Public Prosecution confirmed that Swazuri and the other ex-officials will be charged with abuse of office, conspiracy to commit economic crimes among other charges.

By Anene Jescar.