Deputy speaker Chiwaya called ‘witch’: Malawi Police arrest woman over remarks

A woman in Mangochi risks a jail term after she called second deputy speaker of parliament Cement Chiwaya a ‘witch’ following a heated argument between the two over a piece of land.

Chiwaya:  Deputy speaker

Chiwaya: Deputy speaker

Mangochi police spokesperson Rodrick Maida confirmed law enforcers arrested Sunganani Kampira after a complaint from Chiwaya, who is also Member of Parliament for Mangochi central and United Democratic Front (UDF) executive member.

“This happened at Michesi in Mangochi where Honourable Chiwaya is constructing a filling station. The woman claimed Honourable Chiwaya has grabbed her land and called him all sorts of names including a witch.

“There was a heated argument between the two and Honourable Chiwaya made a formal complaint to the police upon whom the woman was arrested,” said Maida.

He said the police have since charged her with three of offences of calling another person a witch; conduct likely to cause breach of peace and defamation.

Maida said Kampira has since pleaded not guilty to the charges at Mangochi magistrate’s court.

He said the case has since been adjourned to February 8, 2016.

Kampira hails from Michesi village in chief Mpondasi area in Mangochi. Chiwaya is one of the powerful and influential political leaders in Mangochi.

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Judah
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8 months 22 days ago

wages of voting witches in office

therere
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therere
8 months 22 days ago

Patricia Kailati mukungoyang’ana mayiyu akumulanda chuma?

Poisson
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Poisson
8 months 22 days ago

Clement Chiwaya is indeed a witch. Asakane ameneyu!

Mjomba Yusuf
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Mjomba Yusuf
8 months 22 days ago

ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha kungoti mzimaiyu ndi wa PP and nkhani imeneyi ndikuidziwa kwambiri.

Achiwaya si olakwa plus sakugwiritsa ntchito moipa udindo wawo

Dhola za malo amenewa anadya kalekale ndipo stain imeneyi palibe ali mbali yake mngakhale mwana wawo amene

kambwali
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kambwali
8 months 22 days ago

zachamba eti palibe nkhani apa

Mfumu Michesi
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Mfumu Michesi
8 months 23 days ago

Kungoti inu anthu aku Mangochi ndinu mbuzi zosamva, chifukwa ngati kuli munthu mmodzi amene alibe usogoleri kupunduka ndi mtima omwe ndiye Clement Chiwaya. Koma mumamuvotera munthu wankhanza ngati ameneyu. 2014 unapulumukira mkamwa mwambudzi ndipo mark my words 2019 ulendo wako wochoka ku Parliament ndiwomangamanga. Nkhanza ndi m nyumba momwe munthu ameneyu. Mangochi Central sinthani ndithu galu ameneyu asakupusiseninso kaya ndi nyanga olo mbuyache amazamubeleka uja azabwelenso koma pano pokha aziwe mphamvu za amphawife kuzera mu voti yathu. Kuba ndalama za nyumba ku Parliament osakukwana koma uli ndibenso malo amphawi. Anakutuma ndani kuti ugulise timalo tomwe unali nato tija..

moffat lungu
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moffat lungu
8 months 23 days ago

Mr Chiwaya claims to be too powerful but not before God. He is taking advantage of his position to victimise the poor woman. Please magistrate make sure that the woman is compensated if justice is to prevail. The issue of names is invalid

timer
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timer
8 months 23 days ago

palibe nkhani apa

Taweni
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Taweni
8 months 23 days ago

A government of witches and zombies will always hide behind draconian laws when they know they are bewitching innocent citizens.

Citizen

Yanyamukaaaa!!!
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Yanyamukaaaa!!!
8 months 23 days ago

Don’t ever say Chiwaya is one of most powerful politician in Mangochi rather say he is one of the oppressive politicians Mangochi has ever had. Sikuti anthu ndi opusa chifukwa choti ndi amphawi as per your thinking no. Kodi iweyo Chiwaya watukwana anthu angati pa Mangochi including mafumu even a T/A Mponda amene. I think enough is enough sopano and come 2019 nyanga zako zonse I swear sizigwiranso ntchito maumboni ake ndamenewa ndithudi.. Mulungu awamenyera nkhondoyi anthu ake ndipo 2019 Mangochi Central iwonako usogoleri wa chifundo ndi manyazi ndi anthu.

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