DPP’s Dausi in double rebuttal: Denies being beaten, calls rigging claims  ‘mere tantrums’

The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) spokesperson Nicholas Dausi has made two rebuttals, one denying that that he has been beaten up  and also h dismissed  as “mere political tantrums”  claims made by the country’s Vice-President Saulos Chilima, who is also UTM Party presidential candidate,  that  the DPP is training mercenary police officers to man polling centres and allegedly execute the  rigging of the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections.

Dausi: Dismisses the allegations

Social Media  has been awash with stories that Dausi was “slapped” after he tried to convene a meeting with elections presiding officer in Mwanza District.

But  Dausi has told Nyasa  Times that “there is no grain of truth in such reports on social media.”

He said: “ I have not been beaten and I never arranged any meatings with a presiding officier. It’s all fake news mania.”

Inspector Edwin Kaunda of Mwanza police also denied that Dausi has been beaten up.

On allegation by Chilima, who is also UTM Party presidential candidate in Tuesday’s election, that DPP has hired former Zimbabwe Police chief Augustine Chihuri to train the mercenary  police officers, Dausi also dismissed  the allegations, saying they are baseless and lack evidence.

Dausi said: “What UTM is alleging is not true. What I know is that the family of the wife of Mr Chihuri stays somewhere in Blantyre. Therefore, he could come to visit such people. We have no such dealings with him [such as asking] him to train anyone in anything.”

And Malawi Police Service said there is no way a civilian can penetrate their security system during the elections, especially impersonating police officers.

National Police spokesperson James Kadadzera said: “Only attested members of the Malawi Police Service will be deployed during the polling period.”

“MPS will also be supported by the Malawi Defence Force [MDF], Malawi Prison Services [MPS] and the Immigration Department.”

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansah said as part of security arrangements during the elections, there is a command centre comprising representatives from MEC, MDF and Police which is overseeing the security operations across the country.

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Nyusesi
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Malawi is shamelessly entangled in mendaciloquence and presstitute. This mendacity shall one day lead us into zabernism.

Ulrich
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Ulrich

Politics of ” He is our thief must stop”

mtete
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mtete

APM/DPP keep saying MCP is a cruel party. Really? Isn’t stealing taxpayers money most cruel as this denies hospitals medicines, resulting in several deaths?

Geoffrey
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I know. Nobody wants idiot.

kids
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kids

ineso ndaona amupasa makofi

BigMan
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BigMan

So Dausi knows Chihuri personally.

fyson
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fyson

zoona kulawilila ndi kulawilila kukavotela adad ndi dpp abwelele mboma ndapenga

Chilungamo Chimawawa
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Chilungamo Chimawawa

please please plesse my good fellow Malawians, don’t vote for DPP tomorow. they are thieves and thugs. please i beg vote for either UTM or MCP. DPP is a very bad party, we don’t want it even to exist after elections, not even on opposition bench, we don’t want DPP any more. Malawians are extremely tired with DPP!!! t

Wilson Lumala
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Wilson Lumala

Ndiwe ndani Kuti utiudze munthu oti tivotere

Njolo mpilu
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Njolo mpilu

Kape citumbuwa finye uyu! Olo atamukwapula we got no worry. Wavala kolona fisi ovala cikopa ca nkhosa. Ncito kupha, kuba, kufalitsa edzi.
Mxiii bastard

hope
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Dausi is alwayz right.Unfortunately a hidden viper!