Atupele seeks investigation on Machinga fracas, visits the victims

President Peter Mutharika’s running mate in the forthcoming fresh presidential election, Atupele Muluzi on Wednesday took a break from the campaign trail and visited people that were shot during the whistle-stop tour, Vice-President, Saulos Chilima held in Machinga district last week.

Atupele visits one of the boys who got injured

Chilima, who is UTM president and running-mate to  Lazarus Chakwera of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) for Tonse Alliance had a rude awakening last week Friday when his convoy was blocked by po thugs allegedly e sponsored by DPP-UDF alliance.

The situation turned ugly as  some people were injured due to gun shot at Umbwa in Traditional Authority Kapoloma in the district

Speaking when he visited the people on Wednesday, Muluzi said he is saddened with the shooting of two boys and the woman who was affected by the teargas.

“Let’s protect our people during this time of campaign. As leaders let’s show love and condemn any form of violence,” he advised.

Muluzi asked for investigation about the matter and pledged to support the victims for proper medical treatment.

Before visiting Machinga victims, Muluzi visited and console the families that lost their relatives that killed six people in Ntcheu on Monday.

Five people died on the spot when a truck collided with a water bowser, a sixth person died at a hospital.

Eastern Region Police Station Spokesperson Joseph Sauka confirmed that it was Machinga Police Station who fired teargas to disperse the group that had blocked the road.

According to Sauka, he insisted that there was no gun shot by Chilima’s bodyguards on the day the Vice-President was blocked from touring Machinga.

“One person was injured by the teargas canister and was treated as an outpatient at private clinic,” he said.

A hospital official at Machinga District Hospital also told the local media that no person with bullet wounds was treated at the hospital.

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Lote
Lote
8 months ago

At all times the truth is important. How come. There is a boy with gun shot wounds. Please send the casings for analysis in SA to see If the bullets are consistent with what the body guards use

Kalvin kaliwamba
Kalvin kaliwamba
8 months ago

Don’t fool people you are in alliance with DPP in order to protect your father not serve Malawians.(Sinanga khoswe akakhala pa nkhate sapheka )

President Chisokonezo
President Chisokonezo
8 months ago

He should invite investigate his father who ruined Malawi economy by selling all govt owned companies

A Bakha wa Yellow
A Bakha wa Yellow
8 months ago

Very poor PR stunt!

A Bakha
A Bakha
8 months ago

The Tambala family in Lilongwe are going through unbearable loss, pain and suffering after your boys petrol bombed their house in the middle of the night……… they could use your help and not the would be assasins that you visited!

innocent gama
innocent gama
8 months ago

uyambe investigation ya Matafale ndi Chasowa

Nick
Nick
8 months ago

I would not be surprised if this young man is the next President of Malawi and quite soon. He is a good man and genuinely opposed to violence. I would support him!

#NotMyPresident
#NotMyPresident
8 months ago
Reply to  Nick

Good support him at your own peril. He is finished come June 23.

Mpakaten
8 months ago

The boy is lunatic, I don’t understand the essence of his argument. The police already cleared SKC, what kind of investigation do you want now. I think he is fucked up – all the tricks have been exhausted.

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
8 months ago
Reply to  Mpakaten

He’s an idiot.

Chenike Mei
Chenike Mei
8 months ago
Reply to  Mpakaten

Trying his level best I guess, kuti awoneke ngati a very concerned fair person koma kungowina……basi u will not even see a shadow of him in such matters, azikangokhalira kuba basi. Malawians chonde chonde don’t fall for this nuisance, for a start he ran off to china nvr fought for the truth like SKC and Chakwera did, just came back as an opportunist. 2 if at all he is a concerned person how come he nvr said anything about the area 24 petro bomb….?

Lego
8 months ago

Atupele is just showing us how stupid and tribal he is.How many cases has he visited of this nature?Just because they are coming from Machinga then he went to visit them.Why he did not go to see the Tambala’s family in Lilongwe?Lets not be fooled we Malawians with this type of stupid politics Atupele is showing us here.

Mr Truth Pains
8 months ago
Reply to  Lego

Wanted to write the samething Lego u have done so let me say big up man

Hon Mirriam Gwalidi
Hon Mirriam Gwalidi
8 months ago

Atupele is a dirty politician. What investigation is he looking for? I thought the police investigated the matter and reported to the nation that no person was shot by them? This Atupele Muluzi guy is just a dirty politician.

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