ConCourt throws out MEC objections over witness

The Constitutional Court sitting in Lilongwe has thrown out objection applications by the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) not to allow Lazarus Chakwera legal team to cross examine MEC witness Hensley Munkhondia.

Chokhotho: In court

The court also ruled in favour of UTM application to use tables during the cross examination of Munkhondia which was earlier objected to by the MEC lawyers.

MEC lawyer Tamando Chokotho argued that UTM just wanted to bring to the court additional evidence through the back door which he said was wrong.

He also told the court that UTM wanted to cross examine the witness on issues that were not in their petition.

But Judge Mike Tembo said cross examination of a witness is not limited to the petition but can get into other areas of witness’ sworn statement.

The court has also allowed the Malawi Congress Party to use their amended checklist that they filed on November 13, 2019 in cross examining Munkhondia.

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joseph
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joseph

APHONYA MAPENATE 5 ONSE AZAWO AGOLETSA ONSE.FULLSTOP

Mbwiye
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Mbwiye

Kodi nkhani iyi itha liti? Kuno kumudzi sitikufziwapo or kumvapo chilichonse. Za chisankho zomwezi?

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From the start of the case, we have seen tens of objections from the respondents the majority of which have been overruled by the court. Personally, am even wondering where on earth do these colleagues get their energy when almost all of their objections have failed Is this pointing to something else? In school, that a pupil will pass his final end of year exams can be rightly predicted from the performance of the same during end of term and weekly tests If this is true, what are these endless rejections to objections pointing us to? Off course, a pupil… Read more »

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This case will end in /2025 after another General election

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Mumvetsa agalu okuba inu a DPP. Mukanda nsabwe kumatako Chaka chino

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