Minister condemns rights  activist Mtambo shooting

Malawi government spokespersonand Information minister Mark Botomani has condemned the attempted assassination of rights activist Timothy Mtambo.

Botomani: Mtambo’s shooting unacceptable

Assassins fired six bullets into Mtambo’s vehicle Friday night but the anti-Jane Ansah protest organizer managed to run away unhurt.

“We will do everything possible to protect human rights activists in the country,” said Botomani.

It was not known whether Botomani’s sentiments were a true reflection of the government stand on the issue amid heightened speculation that the assassins were state sponsored.

Police spokesperson James Kadadzera said Mtambo has reported the matter to police and the law enforcers would be investigating the matter.

The attempted assassination comes barely a day after three cabinet ministers, including Botomani and Homeland Security minister Nicholas Dausi said Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) and the opposition have planned to assassinate police officers and burn markets to make Malawi ungovernable.

Mtambo is the chairperson of HRDC and also Executive Director of Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation.

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Charie
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Charie

Tikupeza until shop yanga itabwerela momwe inalili poyamba.ma demo aja nda menewo ma results ake kukhalira kuthawa unaziyamba wekha ,ku police nde palibe yemwe sangakuthandize no.

Federalism
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This was the work of the DPP sponsored by Peter Hitler Mutharika. This Maniac man is so desperate to cling to power that has intoxicated him. He is sending a clear message to the judges of the constitutional court that should they rule against him he will unleash terror on them

Nicholous
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Watheka wakalamba uyo. Zake zada basi

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APM akundiyamwa shaft 🍆👅

Bwinotu Botomani. Your boss akudzudzula

Mbwiyachi
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Mbwiyachi

Botoman mutu wako u know all of these you planned

Whiteboard Marker
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I love children. And their games. I hate adults. And their guts!

Malawian
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Malawian

KUKALAMBA KWA MALUME PETER MUTHALIKA KWAYAMBA KUWONEKELA SOPANO.KAYA AKULAMULIRA NDIKUMAPANGA MA DECISION WOPUSA NGATI AMENEWA NDI PETER YEMWEYO OR ACHINA DAUSI , MCHACHA OR WA MUTU WAWUNG’ONO UJA BEN PHIRI?

IF GOVERNMENT CONTINUES WITH THIS CHILDISH BEHAVIOR, MALAWI IS GEARED NOT ONLY TO LOSE DONOR SUPPORT ONCE AGAIN BUT ALSO WITNESS THE WORST BLOODSHED IN THIS PART OF AFRICA.

OLD AGE IS A DISEASE, AT PETER’S AGE OF 80, RESTING WITH GRAND GRAND CHILDREN AT HOME IS THE BEST OPTION.

Amdara
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Zophanazo ndiye ai. Sizabwino. Bola kungomuopseza kumamuphonya ndimabuletiwo dala. Kuti adekhe pang’ono.koma ngati inali game ya serious ndiye ai. A MCP game yachitika apayi ngati sinu mwaichita set, ndinu opusa kwambiri. Munayenera kumaganiza mwachangu kuti mbiri ya DPP izida koma let’s hope kuti you have a hand then thus politics mumatha.

Vilhomwe Ndivimbuli
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Koma Dausi Wai Nyamuladi Pioneer, Dausi is Satan’s messenger

Vilhomwe Ndivimbuli
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Bottom an z indeed bottom man. Kupusitsa ndani?

Mutumwa
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Mutumwa

This was stage managed!! How can an experienced shooter, who is supposed to be for operations of this nature, miss the target 6times?

Jackeroo john
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Jackeroo john

Who told you that it was an expert shooter? Idiot

Mutumwa
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Mutumwa

Mukhaula! DPP ili pano mpaka 2084! You shall demonstrate to infinity agalu!

Mutumwa
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Mutumwa

You don’t understand you dirty mind! Read between the lines, what I mean ndichakuti, mwina chiyankhulo chakwa Nsundwechi umva:
Akanakhala kuti it was a planned assassination by security agents, sakanamuphonya! Koma mpaka 6times, anali layman ameneyu, zongopangana kuti uzikaombera apa ndi apa, just to buy public sympathy kuti boma likuzunza human rights activists, total shit!!!

Nalingula
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Nalingula

Mmene mumamupanga Hire Anatokuuzani kuti ndi wa Experience in shooting a Moving Target …Ma Cadet muyaluka Muona…Olo Mphwiyo atiomberedwa …Ayi waziombera yekha,ayi sanakaphonya pafupi ngati pamenepo …Why are you Just Disputing Without calling for an Investigation ….Amangwetu .Have you read about Clements Kadalie Muwamba he shut down the docks in Cape Town kodokodo mziko la eni …Azungu analira Naye kuti Malawi Malawi kkkkk.

Graham Zali
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Graham Zali

Its time achina Mtambo ayambe kubweza. They know Dausi and Ben Small head Phiri are behind this. Muchedwa kumangodandaula start revenging