DPP shrugs off banditry accusations: Malawi faces political turmoil ahead fresh polls 

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has shrugged off accusations that it is behind the current wave of political violence in the country ahead of the Constitutional Court sanctioned presidential election on July 2.

DPP Director of Youth Dyton Mussa  says the party is not behind the political violence-pic by Lisa Kadango

This follows the Saturday attack on Mulanje police station where UTM secretary general Patricia Kaliati and the party director of youth Bon Kalindo had gone to complain about the beating of its monitor in Mulanje.

Police used teargas to disperse angry DPP supporters who were stoning the police station to stop the UTM officials from lodging a complaint.

On Sunday morning, a UTM vehicle which was used by party director of Women for the Eastern region was petrol bombed.

But director of Youth in DPP Dyton Mussa has said the ruling party is peaceful and does not condone violence.

“President Peter Mutharika is a very peaceful person. He does not condone violence, this is why the DPP remains a peaceful party,” he said.

However, Mussa condemned the recent attack on DPP monitors in Dowa by suspected Malawi Congress Party (MCP) thugs, who left the DPP district governor for the distict critically injured.

Meanwhile, DPP secretary general Grezelder Jeffrey says the party has lodged a complaint to the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on the incident.

“We have given them a detailed account of the incident, including who was involved,” she said.

There is an upsurge of political violence in the country in ahead of the July 2 presidential election.

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nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
9 months ago

minister of home security???????
kodi Dausi alipo ndi jefule paja ndieni cipani anatelo. ALIPOOOO?
or pitala akudikila a PAC kukaleeletsa vut
zafikapa ngati kuti kulibe ope.phera ku DPP.
BANGWE1 mwampatsa contract ku ADMARC. thats how dpp is manipulating our taxes.
muzayankha. mpaka kupha anthu???? and for an 80 years plus leader leading us to the grave. FACT.

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
9 months ago

Just look at the way he’s walking, chitsilu, from useless dead party.

Kangaroo
Kangaroo
9 months ago

Wina watemedwa nkumwalira wina wanhomenyedwa, oti apereke full detailed kupoloce ndindani, Komanso ofunika amanvidwe ndindani?
Funso lupite kwa apolice.

The trouble you asked me to finish-Hon M Gwalidi
The trouble you asked me to finish-Hon M Gwalidi
9 months ago

Akukana chiyani amenewa,,Akhala anali si iwo bwezi pano atawagwira amene apanga zimenezi,,,Mmesaso paja anakaphwanya katundu wa MEC? Pali amene anamangidwa?

nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
9 months ago

that police spokesman big arse idiot was jittering was not even saying his report like he knew what was exactly happening but hidding the story kuopa mwapasa. bastard

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