Malawi Government intends to arrest two prominent opposition People’s Party (PP) legislators from North, Harry Mkandawire and Mzomera Ngwira, on trumped up charges soon after the current Parliament sitting. It is a way of silencing them as vocal proponents of Federalism and Secession for the region.
Ngwira is legislator for Mzimba Hora while Mkandawire represents Mzimba West.
The two are likely to be thrown into police cell soon after Parliament rises on October 4, 2014 according to impeccable sources.
State agents within the National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) and Malawi Police Service (MPS) indicate that two teams of state security agencies will be dispatched to Mzuzu on October 5 to effect their arrest.
“All is set to arrest the two politicians as government believes that they are funding a pressure group itching for secession.,” Nyasa Times sources in the state spy agency NIB said.
The sources further revealed that the arrests are bound to happen in the legislator’s Mzuzu homes though the charges are yet to be ‘manufactured’.
The plot is to arrest them in the early hours of October 5 or 6 “from their homes” and also search their residences.
Ngwira has much been in the forefront in calling for an autonomous Northern Region in a federal government, claiming that it has remained underdeveloped for the 50 years that Malawi has been an independent state.