Blantyre City Central Member of Parliament (MP), Themba Mkandawire (Democratic Progressive Party—DPP) on Tuesday assaulted and injured an usher at National Assembly over 2015 calendars.
Mkandawire assaulted Jones Sabola who was distributing envelopes to MPs containing calendars.
The MP had asked for another envelope but when the staff was trying to explain to him why it’s not possible to have another envelope, the MP punched him and insulted the poor lad.
Parliamentary Sergeant at Arms, Major Samuel Mkambankhani came in to rescue the staff.
The victim, who was rushed to Parliament clinics, has been treated as outside patient but his left hand remain swollen.
Leader of the house Francis Kasaila approached Clerk of Parliament to apologise on the incident.
Speaker Richard Msowoya has said he will bring the ruling after all evidence are brought on his table.
It is said that the incident was captured by the CCTV cameras.