DPP thugs terrorise Lilongwe after ruling party loses Malawi capital mayoral polls

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) thugs have smashed a vehicle to a councillor and beat up newspaper photographers and other people after the party lost mayoral elections in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi.

DPP thugs brandishing pangas

On the other hand, the DPP says it will contest the result that has put Desmond Bikoko, a popular candidate as Mayor.

He is from opposition, Malawi Congress Party (MCP).

Bikoko trounced the DPP candidate, Kwame Bandawe by a vote, he won 14 votes out of the 15 valid votes cast.

As the MCP camp celebrated the results, the DPP thugs beat up people outside the Civic Centre offices in full view of the police.

The police made no arrests and left the ruling party thugs scot free after accomoplishing their mission.

DPP has a history of abductions and killings.

Malawi Electoral Commission officials oversaw the polls.

In Mzuzu, the elections of the mayor will be held on Monday and the DPP regional governor for the north, Kenneth Sanga has been accused of putting pressure on a lady councillor candidate for Msongwe ward (DPP) Judith Chiume to withdaw her nomination.

Council spokesperson said Chiume withdrew her nomination hours after presenting them.

Sanga said the party backed one candidate, Yona Mkandawire who will battle it out with the incubent William Mkandawire (PP).

In Blantyre, the popular mayor  Noel Chalamanda will battle it out with another DPP candidate, Lous Ngalande is a man behind  the DPP militant youth cadets.

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MONALISA
MONALISA
4 years ago

KONSE KUKHARE ZITSANKHO KONZEKANI
ZIKWANJE NDI NKHWANGWA
MMANJA ZALOWA NKHONDO TSAPANO

Kambewa Chisale
4 years ago

Big Man was police is chosen by Peter what do you expect?? He is afraid of losing his job. Peter can hire and fire the whole system is rotten. Let’s. Rise up against the rotten party government.

Kambewa Chisale
4 years ago

DPP government you send your stit boy with Pangas next time we will regroup and fight back. We are only doing this because the Malawi police is controlled by this rotten party. Muona chinameta nkhanga Mpala.

Thaku Libaya
Thaku Libaya
4 years ago

MCP under one party system ruled for 30 years with a strong fist. Long at last it was booted out. You the cadets becarefull!

kachimbwinda lamez
kachimbwinda lamez
4 years ago

DPP must go to hell…Chakwera 2019 boma

Binnwell Kachikopa
4 years ago

Santana! Loss is a loss, kwenikweni a ruling party kumaluza with all that cashgate money? Last time Bikoko lost with 2 votes today Bandawe lost with 1 vote yet money circulated and given out to concillors to vote for Bandawe. Your party santana lost both votes, position and money not forgetting peoples confidence. Pakanakhala palibe ndalama Bandawe wako akanapeza 2, but even using money dpp failed, cashgate money chosecho. This is a warning, stay like that mudzakomoka masiku akubwerewa baba, things are daily changing apart from blackouts, water shortages, cashgate and university clossures. GOD IS ALWAYS IN CONTROL

Malawian
Malawian
4 years ago

Give Noel another term please.

mkwapukwapu
mkwapukwapu
4 years ago

ma cadets inu timakudziwani mmakwalalamu nthawi idzafika tidzakwiya mudzachimina

Gerald mapanga phiri
Gerald mapanga phiri
4 years ago

Malawians don’t learn, they do the same mistake again and again. The history for them is nothing

GOGO PHIRI
GOGO PHIRI
4 years ago

Our security guards (police) work under political will.Our police is the police for the ruling party.SHAME ON YOU!

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