Chakwera says DPP plot ‘state of emergency’ to restrict rights of Malawi citizens

Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera has launched a blistering attack on the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for stalking the already fragile political situation with petrol bombings to trigger the state of emergency.

Chakwera has rejected the outcome of the presidential election as “daylight robbery” and launched a court battle to have the result annulled on the grounds of fraud.

Chakwera said this on Monday at a news conference in Lilongwe just hours after MCP offices were petrol bombed by suspected pro-government militias.

“Malawi Congress Party is a law abiding institution, and if your hope in this attack is to provoke us to commit lawless acts of violence in retaliation against the DPP so that it can declare a state of emergency and restrict the rights of Malawians, you have failed,” said Chakwera.

There was no immediate comment from the DPP on the allegations.

But Chakwera said Malawians are sick and tired of what he called “thieving DPP government” which he said has robbed them of their birthright and has lost what he said all legitimacy to govern.

“…and if your hope in this attack is to dim the ray of hope that the people see in MCP for their deliverance, you have failed,” said the MCP leader.

Chakwera said the petrol bombing of the MCP offices for the southern region has been reported to police and the party is as well doing parallel investigations to identify the perpetrators.

He said Malawians are protesting peacefully against what he said failed leadership of the Malawi Congress Party.

“If your hope in this attack is to stoke public fear and scare citizens from proceeding with the peaceful protests planned for tomorrow, you have failed,” said Chakwera.

He said the attack would not intimidate and deter him from pursuing the elections case, saying the MCP legal team will continue the gallant fight for justice.

Chakwera has since asked party faithful not to retaliate the attacks, saying the justice the party is seeking in the court is greater than vengeance.

The MCP leader has asked the party supporters to gather at party headquarters or any party offices to follow the court proceedings through Zodiak and Times radios to avoid crowding the court.

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Joloza
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Sitingakane kuti MCP office ayibomba ndi a DPP. Zakhala bwino kuti zatero chifukwa Dr. Lazarus Chakwera wadziwano kuwawa kwa vandalism. Iye amaona ngati kuti ma sapota ake akamaotcha ma office a boma ndikuononga zipangizo zaboma sizipweteka. Zimapweteka baba. Zakhala bwino kuti nanunso mwamvako mbebe pang’ono wavandalism. Pano muziyankhula mwanzeru tsopano. Mukupsa mtima ndi ka office kazipinda 4 kokalambanso ka office kake ndikumabwebwetuka zambiri chonsecho inuyo a opposition mwaononga katundu wankhani nkhani wa boma ndi anthu osalakwa chigawo chapakati ndi kumpoto koma anzanu sakulira mokweza ngati inu bwana Chakwera. Shame kkkkkkkk

mwana mlomwe
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mwana mlomwe

ana opusa kwambiri a DPP koma tithana nanu kuba chilichonse basi ndalama zogulira chimanga kuba, albino kupha, anyamata aku MEC kupha ma vote kuba komatu muziwe kuti Mulungu wathu ndiwamoyo sangatisiye chonchi sikulina zizaululika paja chingauluke bwanji chimatera palibe chopanda malire ndi MULUNGU yekha basi yemwe alibe chiyambi komaso mathero

Mapwiya
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Mapwiya

Mukhalira ma parallel investigation omwewo, Khonya yobwezera imawawatu waiona imeneyo Lazaro????

Mulopwana
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Mulopwana

ABUSA MWASOCHERA MULUNGU SAKUKONDWA NDI ZOKAMBA ZANU. CHONDE TIYENI TIKALALIKIRE ANA A MULUNGU MTENDERE WA AMBUYE OSATI ZOWUZA ANTHU KUPITA KU NSEU. SIMUPATA MDALITSO NDI ZIMENEZO

KHRISSY
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KHRISSY

ABUSA BWERANI CHABE KU CHURCH IFE TIKUSOWA UTHENGA WANU>>>IZI SIGAWO LANU

tizannka
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tizannka

Burning their own offices. Mwaufunadi u president chief

Luso
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Luso

It is very true that this has been a line of thinking by those opposing demonstrations. I think they were disappointed that the last demonstrations were largely peaceful. Those organising ensure that the strategy used in the previous demonstrationsection is applied in the future demonstrations. The future must be Bright for the upcoming generations and these demonstration is lesson to whosoever wants to mess with Malawians for his or her benefit. Malawi must be clean! Filth must fall. If you are part filth you will fall too.

HKSY
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WASOWA ZOKAMNBA UYU…LAWLESNESS AKUPANGA PANOYI AZITI MCP IS LAW ABIDING PARTY..GO TO HELL EVIL REVEREND AND LOOSER…YONA WALERO

Omex70
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Omex70

These are comments by DPP CADET, HKSY..

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