Court refuses bail to UTM woman undressing suspects: Case adjourned to Feb 6

A court in Mangochi has refused bail to two suspected Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) thugs who undressed a UTM Party woman on Sunday, leaving her semi-naked, exposing the brutality culture in the ruling party.

One of the suspected DPP operatives who attacked UTM in Mangochi as capture on a video clip

The court has refused bail to 28-year-old Adam Masitala and 38-year-old Rajab Assan who answering charges of robbery with violence and insulting the modesty of a woman.

The two suspects will appear in the magistrates’ court again on February 6, 2019 when the hearing starts.

Police said the two are suspected to have undressed 32-year-old Veronica Katanga whose video clip of being undressed went viral, prompting a movement of women politicians from different political parties, Women in Politics, to hold a news  conference to condemn it.

President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday evening also condemned the undressing of the UTM woman, saying as a champion of He-for-She campaign, he could not allow the harassment of women to continue.

In the clip, the men are heard saying that they were undressing her because Mangochi is a go no zone area for UTM, a break-away political party from the ruling DPP whose founder and president is vice president Saulos Chilima.

The man also undressed an aspiring UTM candidate in Mangochi.

The woman, Katanga, has since gone into hiding after the DPP cadres went to her house to forcibly abduct her to an unknown location but she managed to flee.

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Mmora Muroma
Mmora Muroma
2 years ago

If you think education is expensive try ignorance.

Pitala and Zamiya K145 million

The women in area 25 were sentenced to 7 years in prison for stripping fellow woman naked. What about a man stripping a decent woman nanked? 14 years in prison to be released when Alamu Pumani Mwakalamba is dead. Committing a crime at 28 in support for an 80 year old man? 52 years age difference? Shame.

Agenda Setting Theory
Agenda Setting Theory
2 years ago

mwapindulanji? Mwapatsidwa chani? if you were sent by someone those who sent you are kugona kunyumba. if you were just overzealous cadets then shauli yanu.

Apumbwa
Apumbwa
2 years ago

Good, let them rot in Jail

Cole
Cole
2 years ago

Police should do its work properly. Otsati zomatsiya ma ring leaders ayi

BigMan
BigMan
2 years ago

Do we have a President in Malawi?

Truth Pains
2 years ago

Why abducting her? What was the motive behind it?

Mmmh ana a dad simuzava, a dad anu akuti izo ayi lekani ndipamene inu mkuonjeza.
A dad your kids are ignorant, what tactics are you going to use now after this challenge by your own kids.

Bhaji
2 years ago

These animals /monsters should be released after elections or let them rot there —

fred
fred
2 years ago

lets respect our women please

chimanga
2 years ago

This court is our last hope on this matter. I hope nobody will go and threaten the magistrate

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