Chimulirenji cancels DPP political rally due to death of  Std 3 learner

State  Vice President, Everton Chimulirenji, Sunday afternoon cancelled his political rally at Nkhotakota LEA School due to the death of a Standard 3 learner at the school.

Chimulirenji (L) with DPP vice president for central region Uladi Mussa: Rally cancelled and took time to console the bereaved family

Police have confirmed the death of a 7 year old Waliya Muhyuddin, a son to one of the teachers at the venue where the rally was supposed to take place.

According to Nkhotakota Police Public Relations Officer, Sub Inspector Williams Kaponda, the boy died after falling from a moving truck which was going around Nkhotakota Boma mobilising people to attend a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) rally.

“At the time of the accident the motor vehicle registration number KK8233 truck was being driven by Esau Phiri, 34, of Missi village Traditional Authority Msakambewa in Dowa district.

“The children were running after the truck with loud speakers mounted on it and upon arriving at Kamange 2 village, less than a kilometer from Nkhotakota Boma, the deceased who was among colleagues stealing a ride, fell down from the moving vehicle,” he said.

The PRO said due to the impact, the boy sustained internal injuries and was taken to Nkhotakota District Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Head teacher for Nkhotakota LEA School, Dustan Kaombe corroborated with police on identity and cause of death.

The Vice President took time to console the bereaved family a few yards from the rally venue.

Secretary General for Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Grezelder Jeffrey briefly addressed the gathering about the cancellation of the rally. She consoled the bereaved family and regretted the inconvenience the incident had caused.

The deceased hailed from Mbaluku village in the area of senior chief Malengachanzi in Nkhotakota.

Meanwhile, the police is strongly warning children to avoid stealing rides from moving vehicles to avoid similar accidents.

At the moment funeral arrangements are underway.

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2 years ago

A sad death that could be avoided but anyway may the boy RIP missed by his parents and family members as well friends. Learning from such mistakes crying too

Agenda Setting Theory
Agenda Setting Theory
2 years ago

What are the political party meetings this time around about?

2 years ago

WAYAMBANSO kupha wanthu mmasenga

Mr Truth Pains
2 years ago

Very bad, why Chimulilenji doing these? Wait for a court ruling it’s when u can start your campaign.
This was avoidable death had it bn Chimulilenji did not intend to conduct this useless rally.

This is rain season and just start consulting farmers rather than causing death to innocent child. Stop disturbing classes with your Cadets rallies.

You will achieve nothing even if u conduct your rallies day and night as majority of Malawians are fade up with your crooked way of transferring government resources to your FDH personal account.

Mw Citizen
Mw Citizen
2 years ago
Reply to  Mr Truth Pains

Really? COULDN’T you have come up with a better message? What’s this nonsense ur talking about?
Give the VP some credit, he respected the whole community by cancelling the Rally & consoling the deceased family.
Clearly this is not about this tragedy but more of your issues with Dpp. Shame on you.

blez manda
blez manda
2 years ago
Reply to  Mw Citizen

This is not good

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