Chilima lawyer stun court over MEC cross-examination expiry mandate claim

The Constitutional Court is Friday morning to make a determination on a claim by lawyer for first petitioner Saulos Chilima  in the landmark presidential poll case that Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) legal team has finished cross-examining the former vice president’s witnesses.

Lawyer Chikosa Silungwe (L) outside the court after recess.-Photo by Lisa Kadango, Mana

Laywer Dr Chikosa Silungwe stunned the court when he told the MEC legal team, headed by the Attorney General Kalekeni Kaphale that the lawyers were done with the cross-examination for Chilima witnesses.

Silungwe told the court that the MEC lawyers did not indicate in their checklist submitted to the court that they would cross examine other witnesses apart from Chilima and Mirriam Gwalidi.

“I am not sure if they erred but we were required to submit an amended checklist by 26 August which they did not.

“I was surprised that the Attorney General said he wanted to cross examine the third witness, Darlington Ndasauka, when he cannot,” said Chikosa later in an interview outside the court.

But Kaphale said he has documents to show as evidence that the MEC lawyers submitted the checklist to the court as required.

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Political commentator

kkkkkk Kaphale will now faint….BP ishuta zenizeni

1 year ago

Social media judges have already delivered their judgement, shame!!!!!!

1 year ago
Reply to  Ignatius

You may miss the meaning of social, zako izo.

1 year ago

A Kaphale mugwa nayo inu.Iyaaa!

1 year ago

kkkkkkkkk KAPHALE mutu sukugwira akupanga zinthu ngati bulutu, its astraight away question the court wont accept kaphales appication, kaphales application its uncompliable

Njolo mpilu
Njolo mpilu
1 year ago

atha m plan awa. ma file osewo zomwezi? a kaphale extra money munalandila ija ikukusautsani tulo khayatu!!!!!

1 year ago

Is he gay? – Even carrying a lady’s bag look like bag

Mr Truth Pains
1 year ago

Dr Silungwe and Theu teach this idiot Kaphale what is all about to be a Lawyer. He thought he was clever by saying MCP erred in its submission and now it’s time for him to dance in the same Tune.

No more MEC lawyers asking further witnesses as u did not indicate which one to ask but u only indicate Chilima and Gwalidi.

Case closed for MEC and your fraudulent dealings.

1 year ago

Owen nthawi ya DPP yikutha. You niggas gotta
be smart think beyond your nose. Think ngati azungu. What will happen to you when DPP is out of thevgovt in few months. Angry Malawians will drag you in the street. Don’t hide behind the
Fake names we know your real names. Kunali Amuluzi ndi a Philip bwanali kunja kuno

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