MCP says DPP fueling violence ahead of watershed Malawi 2019 polls

Main opposition, the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has singled out the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for the escalating political violence in the country.

Rev Munthali: DPP is promoting violence and anarchy

MCP spokesperson Maurice Munthali said the DPP-led government has completely failed to control political violence, saying the utterances of President Peter Mutharika is also fueling the violence.

“The word uttered by a leader can be interpreted rightly or wrongly so when the president says I will drop a tonne of bricks on you, people can misinterpret it and start the violence,” he said.

Of late, there has been escalating political violence.

The MCP has been rocked in political violence as a result of disputed party primary elections while the United Transformation Movement (UTM) had its vehicle burnt to ashes and that of its member MP Agnes Nyalonje by what the party says DPP cadets.

Offices of vocal civil society activist Timothy Mtambo were also petrol bombed last week by what Mtambo said DPP cadets but the DPP says this was just inside job to gain public sympathy.

Police spokesperson James Kadadzera said people should bring tangible information to the police for them to make tangible investigations.

Police are blamed for the escalating political violence as they do not act on violence perpetrated by the DPP cadets.

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Central
Central
3 years ago

Kadadzela ameneyo telling us the stand of the entire service with head office at area 30!! Koma ziliko!! Chonsechotu if it were 2 DPP vehicles burnt to ashes, pano tikanakhala tikudziwa the culprits!!

Pano ataaaaaaaaaaaa a Kadadzela nawonso ndi a DPP constituency governor tsopano lino, “professionalism” yonse ayitaya uko…………………………………………………….!! Shame on the entire police service!! Nde anthu akayamba kuthana nazo okha muyambepo apa mumvekekere fwifwifwifwifwifwi zamkutuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!

Hard Truth
Hard Truth
3 years ago

He is just MUNTHALI. What else can he say about the DPP? It’s a war between the north and the south. We all know this.

BTW, we expect the number of STAGED-UP political violence to continue as a strategy to discredit the DPP. But we all know that the DPP will come out of this victoriously.

Dipipi wa Yudiefu
Dipipi wa Yudiefu
3 years ago
Reply to  Hard Truth

Your head is full of utuchi and sand. You better donate your heart because you do not deserve to be alive.

Ntaja
Ntaja
3 years ago
Reply to  Hard Truth

This is foolish thinking…….pipo from north do reason……they helped grow it DPP when South had zero mps for DPP n north had 6 DPP mps. now they saw how rotten dpp is they hv left u

Tenzi Mzungu
Tenzi Mzungu
3 years ago

Mwagundika kuotcha zinthu zanu ndiye muziti DPP. Kuopa kuluza kumeneko? Who cares about Mtambo ? DPP doesn’t do the obvious

Duli
Duli
3 years ago

EMUSIPI is also a bunch of terrorists, dictators and deflocked reverends. Bamunkhweri kusekana vimphata iwe Maurice Mnthari.

Mike Tembwe
Mike Tembwe
3 years ago
Reply to  Duli

Your language shows how much assistance you need for you to know that things do change over time and that God created us differently. The current MCP team is not what you are describing here. It is a different team blessed with capabilities to give Malawi a new look. Be assured, that if MCP wins elections in 2019, Malawi will never be a good classroom example for a failed state. We will change that. I am praying for you that you should witness that day.

Kanyimbi
Kanyimbi
3 years ago

Tangible evidence 2 cars burnt in Mangochi Town an issue which a person at Malaka in Nsanje heard & saw on social media, radio, &Newspaper yet our esteem Police Instutition want tangible evidence shaaaaah Zolothola (zodabwitsa) ndithu. “Amangwetu kuyendetsadi govt is really a serious business.” End of quote.

winston msowoya
3 years ago

MCP has forgotten what it did to our nation? For morethan 30 years,it ruled with iron-fist jailing and killing thousands of Malawians.Yes,DPP,is heading that way,but it hasn’t reached the level of the MCP by far.It is astonishing that some of the lackadaisically embecilic are still hanging on the murderous and the QUOTA SYSTEM founder MCP.If it were in other correct thinking countries,the tribalistic and killer MCP,could have been buried alive once and forall.In fact,the supporters of the MCP,are not even ashamed to be led by an Arab Mia and his wife.Arabs hate Africans and call them KAFFIRS or Infidels,therefore,Malawians,have lost… Read more »

LEGO
3 years ago

Are you supporting of what is happening now?Of all the people,its you again with your useless comments.OH shame indeed

Mike Tembwe
Mike Tembwe
3 years ago

Let’s learn to debate with a sober mind. From what you have written, it does not seem to be a person who wants to see change in this country. You are stuck in the past. MCP changed long time ago. The people you claim are killers are no longer there. The current team is fresh and is the only one capable of transforming this country. Get up and fight a good cause and not what you are doing. Your anger will kill you. It’s not good for you.

Gome
Gome
3 years ago

I saw this man live, he seemed to me as if he has nothing in his brain.

Duncan
3 years ago

The Police needs to be investigated for their pathetic performance

ndele
ndele
3 years ago

akuopa kuluza mabulutu. ambili asamba mmene alowa mu boma limeneli, kuneenepa mwantundu tit mosakaniza ma arv ndi kudya motumba ma soseji, mazila, nkhuku zokazinga-deep fried, hedeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee zozionela kuukulu. = heart problems

Kanganiwamba
Kanganiwamba
3 years ago

How I wish this important story was written better. Kudos, though, as always to Nyasatimes.

#DzukaniAmalawi
#DzukaniAmalawi
3 years ago

Those leaders who believe operating under a blanket of violence. It will always come back to haunt the perpetrators. One Day their houses and businesses will be raided, by the very criminals they created, years after retiring from politics. It’s this impaired vision that worries us of our politicians. They can’t think beyond their term of office.

LEGO
3 years ago

Now you are talking

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