Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya is reported to have been involved in a road accident as he was driving himself an official car hitting a cyclist dead, Police said they are investigating.
Msowoya reportedly hit the bitter at Chisemphere in Kasungu.
While the cyclist died, the Speaker escaped with only a few bruises and did not require hospital treatment.
Police said they are investigating the incident.
“An investigation into this matter is already underway,” a police spokesman in Kasungu said.
In another development involving a road accident, a31 year old Malawian of Indian origin, Sifro Company Manager has died and his driver injured in a road accident when the car they were travelling in overturned on Thursday near Cross Roads Hotel, along Kamuzu procession road in Lilongwe.
The car swerved off the road after his driver lost control and over turned several times before hitting a tree.
Lilongwe Police Public Relations Officer, Kingsley Dandaula, said the accident was tragic killing Belala on the spot while his driver, Shafik Jusabu, is in battling for his life at Kamuzu Central Hospital.
“The accident happened at Santa Plaza along Kamuzu Procession Road because the driver lost control of the vehicle and it swerved off the road, overturned several times before hitting a tree,” explained Dandaula
He added that: “The victims were taken to Kamuzu Central Hospital where Belala was confirmed dead but his driver survived and is in a serious condition at the hospital.”
The vehicle registration number is DA 4664, A Land Rover, and the victims were heading to Lilongwe Hotel.
According to Police, the driver, Jusabu comes from Mundawa Village, T/A Chikumbu in Mulanje.
Dandaula said preparations by Belala relatives are underway to fly the body to India for burial. –Additional reporting by Agrippa Ngwenya – LINAFollow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :