The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) youth cadets on Friday embarrassed the party’s former director of women, Alice Lungu, when they forcefully chased her from attending a presidential function.
Mai Lungu was harassed by DPP cadets before she was forcibly chased from the Golden Peacock Hotel where President Peter Mutharika was opening a Southern African Development Community (SADC) Minister of gender symposium.
According to eyewitnesses, Mai Lungu was told to leave the premises immediately before she could face unknown consequences.
She was jostled by DPP roughnecks and pushed away from the functions.
But in an interview, Central Region DPP director of youth. Rajab Lameck Malimba said Mai Lungu did not suffer any grievous harm.
But Malimba was quick to confirm that Lungu was indeed told to vacate the place by DPP women.
“As cadets our role was to maintain peace between the two parties,” said Malimba.
“There was no justification for Mrs Lungu to come and attend the state function because she is a member of Peoples Party so what were she looking for at the DPP function,” he said.
Malimba said Lungu joined PP soon after the death of former president Bingu Wa Mutharika.
“That was soon after Bingu had bought her a Toyota Prado don’t you think this is a painful thing?” quarried Malimba.