DPP’s Namasasu no longer MP: Malawi Parliament cautious on Supreme Court ruling over annuling of election

Malawi Parliament has refused to comment on the Supreme Court ruling on Monday which effectively fired Lilongwe south east MP Bentry Namasasu.

Namasasu has lost his parliamentary seat after court ruling: DPP won it fraudlently

The Supreme Court annulled the 2014 Lilongwe south east parliamentary election and called for a rerun.

But spokesperson for parliament Leonard Mengezi said he would not comment on whether parliament has started the process of kicking out the Lilongwe south east MP Bentry Namasasu.

“This is a legal matter. I therefore need time to consult widely,” he said.

Malawi Electoral Commission officials were also not available for comment.

The Supreme Court ruled that there was rigging in the election, a landmark ruling that has excited the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) which has all maintained that the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) rigged the election when it was in opposition.

MCP secretary general Eisenhower Mkaka said the ruling vindicates the party stand on the matter.

Government, however, says it has no money to hold another election, a move that has been criticised by Malawians in social media who want the election to be held, saying democracy is expensive.

State spies, National Intelligence Bureau officers, were accusing of torching a Malawi Electoral Commission warehouse in Lilongwe where the ballot papers for the election were kept.

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Makwasa boys
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Bravo. The supreme court bravo MCP . Please our beloved NIB we r now watching every step of yours , we hope the will be no more touching of judges houses this time

Thyolo Thava
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They managed to rig while in opposition. Now in govt….oh No. God help us to kick the devil out of the helm of nation.

Ngati anabela u MP., Kodi Pitala anawina zenizeni? Boma lakuba ili. No wonder kuba ndalama kopanda nako manyazi. Nduna kubelekedwa kumbuyo with the dipipified (DPPified) ACB shielding them. You will not escape God’s judgement. What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his life(Yesu akutelo).

mapuya dpp
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chiyambi chabe ichi zambiri zikubwela mapeto azinthu amayamba chonchi Mulungu amawona mukutha mmodzimodzi kuchoka or kuchotsedwa chifufwa mukulamulira dzikoli ndi mavote akuba

izo
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tivote basi

DOBO
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The rule of law is what provide the guidence not money.If money can guide this,then one day Government will declare no more Democratic national election due to money problem.Zimayamba choncho.

Achimidzimidzi
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Hiiiieee! Koma zinthu zakuba zilibe ulemu

Chibo
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Chilungamo ndi chimenecho.TivotesoDemocracy ndiyimeneyo.

Chibo
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Chilungamo ndi chimenecho.TivotesoDemocracy ndiyimeneyo.

mtete
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The usual government response: No money for bye election. Who do you think you are fooling? Cowards. DPP/government action conforms the held belief that the election was rigged. This is the beginning of the end for DPP. Pepani.

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