Malawi struck by new reign of terror: Thugs petrol  bomb UTM member’s house

Suspected regime thugs  have petrol bombed a house of United Transformation Movement (UTM)  aspiring  parliamentary candidate fro Zomba Thondwe.

Count the loses at UTM member’s house

The UTM candidate Edwin Kawanga has confirmed his house was petrol bombed last night in his Blantyre  base whilst he was away in Lilongwe on business errands.

“We are still calculating the cost of the loss but most of the property has been destroyed in the fire. When I rushed to the house, we found a petrol bomb,” he said.

He said the police came to the scene of the crime.

The UTM politician however refused to say who was behind the petrol bomb, saying this would jeopardise police investigations in the matter.

Kawanga said his wife was away in Blantyre to buy some items for her businesses when the petrol bomb was thrown at the house.

No one sustained injuries.

Police refused to comment, saying commenting on the matter would derail the ongoing investigations.

However, some people in the area said Kawanga is favoured to win the parliamentary elections in  Zomba Thondwe, a thing which has not pleased the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) notorious youth cadets .

Police have failed to handle and investigate crimes perpetrated by the DPP cadets such as the burning of UTM vehicles in Mangochi, the beating up of a Times journalist at parliament and harassment of UTM members of parliament at parliament building, the petrol bombing of UTM member’s house, Bon Kalindo in Blantyre and the petrol bmbing of a vocal rights activists Timothy Mtambo’s offices in Lilongwe.

Police spokesperson James Kadadzera said the police was still investigating the crimes.

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Make Malawi Great
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Make Malawi Great

The fight should only be on ballot paper! How would you feel if someone bombed your house Mr Mchacha n Mrs Jeff? Malawi should have no room for such and all culprits must be arrested! We can’t vote for such diabolic party! time is coming one of these boom will be catch if mob justice wont do its thing likely the police will have no choice cause of public pressure.

#DzukaniAmalawi
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#DzukaniAmalawi

That’s the point that mchacha and Jeffrey are missing. These DPP-trained and financed thugs one day will rise against them once there’s change of political dispensation. They have created monsters who need to be fed at all times so will end up committing same crimes against Mchacha and Jeffrey or their children one day. don’t tell me that I haven’t warned you.

Che Wanimiliyoni
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Che Wanimiliyoni

Reading through the story one fail to get the connection between the victim and the DPP. If the fact that the victim is favoured to win the UTM primaries in Zomba Thondwe constituency enough for DPP to consider him an enemy deserving petrol bombing his house not in Thondwe but as far away as Blantyre, then I don’t know how many will suffer the same fate. One would be tempted to wrongly think that all the chaos in MCP primaries is due to DPP’s fear that the winners will defeat them at the polls! What a crazy thought line!

mtete
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mtete

Pathfinder, I didn’t think you are that dull. MCP could not have committed this heinous act because they have no axe to grind with UTM. It can’t have been PP or Afford because there is no motive for doing that. Only DPP has a chip on it’s shoulder.

Malawi 24/7 watch
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Malawi 24/7 watch

Our security agencies, The malawi police service and malawi defence force you are creating something that will be even too big for you to contain in future if you won’t act now. It doesn’t matter where your political loyalty is because once this act escalate to all regions of malawi then we as a nation are doomed. These fools who are petrol bombing others are enemies of the state regardless of their political affiliation and they need to be given maximum punishment eveni if it means killing them all including their masters no problem. Malawi can do without these fools.… Read more »

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I cant agree with you more 24/7 in 2009 people had enough and they took it to the street and the results were chaotic in 1992 it was the same thing and the results were catastrophic I tell you when Malawians are fed up they react, security agencies like the army and the Police should rise above the party Politics, if the Police are failing to discharge their duties proffessionaly let the army take over. Our fellow Zimbabweans did it why cant we Malawians do the same we are fed up with these notorious thugs who are terrorising our communities… Read more »

James
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James

The works of cadets. DPP a terrorist organization led by Charles Mchacha, Dausi and Jefrey.

Zonsezi Achaponda
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Zonsezi Achaponda

I agree DPP is a terrorist organisation. It needs to be reported to the African Union, SADC, UN and major western governments.

It must be outlawed else there will be civil strife in our peace loving country.

Maunits
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Maunits

How many crimes do Police still investigate. This is putting our men in uniform incompetent of their work

#DzukaniAmalawi
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#DzukaniAmalawi

Whether politically motivated (as it still has to be proved and we all know its difficult t prove in a court of law) or not, these acts should be condemned with the harshest words possible from the head of state. this kind of barbaric behaviour will lead to anarchy that even our ill prepared Police and military might not be able to contain. The police and investigators should be seen to do their job and not drag the matter to perpetuity. This is a threat to national security. The head of state has just made a speech at the ongoing… Read more »

sato
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sato

Burning someone’s property in the name of stopping them from associating with a group of their choice is evil. Kukootcherani zanu za cashgate sikulira kwake koma zosakhetsera thukuta.

Tariq
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Tariq

Come to my house with this shit and I will kill you. Everyone last one of you pieces of shit.

Tariq
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Tariq

A whole Yale Professor reduced to an insufferable thug. Pathetic. If ivy league education couldn’t save him, then what will?

President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
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President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza

Whats the difference between these guys and ISIS or Al Queda. My beloved Military outlawed the MYP. There is a great need to outlaw these guys and being brought to book.

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