According to a police statement tweeted by a Journalist in the country, the order for her arrest is in relation to a corruption scandal that occurred during her stay in power as president.
The case in question, the “Cashgate” saga, is on record as the country’s biggest financial scandal. It is said to have involved loss of about $250 million dollars.
Malawi police is said to have asked the Interpol’s assistance in arresting Mrs Banda who is currently out of the country. She has yet to comment on her arrest.