DPP accuses MCP of terror campaign after Mutharika’s convoy stoned

The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has accused the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) of perpetrating political violence after President Peter Mutharika’s convoy was stoned in Mchinji.

President Mutharika: DPP accuses MCP of stoning his motorcade

MCP supporters threw stones at President Mutharika’s motorcade on two separate occasions, DPP spokesperson Nicholous Dausi, who is also Minister of Homeland Security, has claimed.

Dausi accused criminal behaviour of some of the MCP supporters, alleging they threw stones at presidential motorcade as it drove between Kamwendo and Mkanda trading centre when Mutharika was on return from a whistle-stop tour of Mchinji District on Sunday.

He said five people were injured as a result of the attack and the windscreens of cars on presidential convoy were broken.

Minister Dausi said of the five people injured, two were treated as outpatients at Mchinji District Hospital and the others were referred to Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe.

“It is unacceptable to launch violence campaign. We know they were MCP supporters because they were chanting that ‘this is Lazarus Chakwera’s stronghold’. MCP should not make Mchinji or any place in central region a no-gone zone for other parties,” said Dausi, ironically a former MCP member.

Dausi said the first incident of stoning occurred a fortnight ago at Kabudula in Lilongwe, during the opening if Kasiya-Santhe Road.

He said another MCP gang stoned the presidential convoy.

“We ask police to arrest these MCP supporters who even donned party colours,” said Dausi.

However, MCP secretary general Eisenhower Mkaka, has dismissed DPP allegations, and demanded the governing party to produce objective evidence to substantiate their claims.

Mkaka said MCP do not condone any political violence and promote that parties are free to campaign anywhere freely.

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Jyumani jyumani
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Jyumani jyumani

MCP and DPP zawo ndi zimodzi

National CEO
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National CEO

This is how cats play. They scratch and bite each other but it’s their game.

Apumbwa
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Apumbwa

Look who is crying now!!!

Kennedy
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Kennedy

Let them make you drink your owm product

Charlie Hebdo
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Charlie Hebdo

We are still waiting the day you will arrest Ntopwa 1 for harassing an MCP member. Should the police only act when DPP is the victim? It took pressure from the public for the police to arrest DPP thugs who harassed UTM women in Mangochi.

Nzika
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Nzika

Hahahahaha! Ndaseka ndithu! Sadaname kuti nkhonya yobwezera imawawa. Che Dausi mwaiwala kale zomwe zigawenga za DPP zakhala zikuchita motsogozedwa ndi Wa Jeffrey? Ndizimezotu as people’s patience has completely run out!

George Malemu
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George Malemu

tionetseni galimoto zogendedwazo

Chingaipe
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Chingaipe

Tisaiwale A Malawi kuti such incidences are reported to Police amene ali ndi ukadaulo wafufuza ndi kumanga anthu achiwembuwa. Choncho A dAUSI akuyenera kutero

Group of thugs Di Phwi Phwi
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Group of thugs Di Phwi Phwi

Senseless, all that tight security. What did the security do If police has summoned the innocent ambulance driver. What with these people, we would have heard already finishied. Dausi wanama. Ndizochita kupanga a Dausi and a Mchacha izi. Tikukudziwani

Tchana
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Tchana

Tatopa nanu….mukapume