DPP officials implicated in Mzuzu violence: Malawi Police delay in taking suspects to court

Suspects being held by Police in  connection to the violence that erupted last week at a solidarity rally Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera held in Mzuzu city are reported to have implicate senior officials of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

One of the victims of Mzuzu fracas

One of the victims of Mzuzu fracas

According to press reports, Police have delayed to take the suspects to court following revelations that some DPP officials organised and sponsored the violence.

The top government officials are said to be interfering with police investigations so that they are shielded.

“There are top DPP officials who took advantage of PP’s situation (infighting) and masterminded the Chibavi violence,” The Daily Times newspaper on Monday quoted a source in the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

The source said investigations are “clear” on DPP officials’ role in masterminding the violence but that Police officers fear for their jobs hence being manipulated on how to handle the case.

DPP has denied its involvement in the violence.

But opposition maintain that the ruling party is to blame for the political violence in the country.

Rumphi East MP, Kamlepo Kalua charged that the DPP is not fit to rule the nation as the party is led by violent individuals and accommodates cadres who engage in violence.

Five suspected arrested involved with the violence are: Thembisire Nkosi, 32 from Nkosi village, Traditional Authority Nthwalo in Mzimba; George Mwamtobe, 38, from Mwangukulu Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Kilipula in Karonga; Lumbani Munthali, 29, from Matupi Village, T/A Chikulamayembe, Rumphi; Clive Nthakomwa, 52, of Malema Village, T/A Kyungu in Karonga; and, Frank Simwaka Kashololo, 30, from Kashololo Village, T/A Mwenewenya in Chitipa.

Mzimba West MP (PP) Harry Mkandawire who attended the rally, was forewarned by Mzomera Ngwira not attend because there was going to be violence.

Police are yet to question Mzomera on his role to the violence.

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mbuzi pampando
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5 months 26 days ago

Patrick phiri whether u r rich or not the truth is DPP is behind this barbaric acts. my question to you is where was the police?? Anyway alonda tsopano because of their inprofessionalism

peter
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peter
5 months 26 days ago

KAMLEPO HAD A POINT……………..

ineyo
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ineyo
5 months 26 days ago

So Kamulepu might possibly have a point in his claims about who were behind the whole plot!

Jappie ñ Dausi what do u have to say?

Kenkkk
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Kenkkk
5 months 26 days ago

Protect the suspects quickly by putting them in custody otherwise their lives are in danger from the same dpp guru thugs that sent them to attack the opposition.

Dpp thugs always try to eliminate any credible witnesses that will implicate them.

So police hurry and protect the suspects before they are killed by dpp.

nyale
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nyale
5 months 26 days ago

ndale zachikalekale zopanda chitukuko ndi mfundo.

Martin
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Martin
5 months 27 days ago

just revenge it you know who did it y wasting time talking the more u talk the more angers go…
visit their homes and show them your anger next time they will trend carefully

Mtumbuka
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Mtumbuka
5 months 27 days ago

I think people from the north are nuisance. You think you got the brains you just goat shit mixed with bull shit. I can’t believe in this story. Don’t use people to win popularity. this is just a conspiracy within your union PP ,MCP, AFORD DON’T GOOL US

Buyelekhaya
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Buyelekhaya
5 months 27 days ago

Delaying to take suspects to court because of pressure from some fingered political figures has its negative consequences.

Next time the opposition rallies get attacked, the best solution would be to retaliate. And that is dangerous!

CERIZA
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CERIZA
5 months 27 days ago

Olemera ndi osauka kuwalirana, tinaziona izi kuyambira kale, only time will tell.

Kanyimbi
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Kanyimbi
5 months 27 days ago

Thank God oooo There is no one from the central or the south involved. Za pa chibale izi.

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