Police arrest 3 DPP youth cadets over UTM car damage: ‘More arrests to follow’

Malawi Police in Lilongwe have arrested three ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) youth cadets on allegations that they damaged a vehicle belonging to United Transformation Movement (UTM).

The UTM-branded vehicle that was smashed

Police spokesperson James Kadadzera has confirmed the arrest of the three cadets but refused to release their particulars.

“The information at hand shows that they were directly involved in the damage of the vehcle,” Kadadzera said.

The polic spokesman hinted that more arrests will follow.

“We will arrest more people because the three have provided us with the vital information we needed,” he said.

The vehicle was damaged in Lilongwe’s Old Town after the cadets damaged a glass as the driver, sensing danger from an oncoming vehicle full of DPP supporters on their way to escort  President Peter Mutharika to the United Nations General Assembly in the US, sat in the vehicle.

Kadadzera said the three will soon appear in court to answer charges of malicious damage.

The arrest of the three cadets comes barely a week after Inspector General of police Rodney Jose assured politicians that the police would deal with the increasing numbers of political violence in the country.

UTM has been the victim of political violence perpetrated by the DPP as one of its cars were burnt to the ashes during one of the movement launches in Mangochi along with a vehicle belonging to UTM member Agnes Nyalonje.

 

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matela
matela
2 years ago

opusa azimangidwa kumene muthalika li phee kumwa wamkaka

lovemycountry
lovemycountry
2 years ago

We want the burners of UTM cars in Mangochi cause Nyasa wrote Jeff Wa Jeff and Mchacha were planning that so those are the leads question them

Mphamvu
Mphamvu
2 years ago

No protection from Maliseche?

Vili Mkucha
Vili Mkucha
2 years ago

There will be no prosecution there. Believe me, they are just bluffing.

MA D7 MA D6
MA D7 MA D6
2 years ago

LET’S WAIT AND SEE
WHAT WILL HAPPEN ??

James
James
2 years ago

DPP is amongst terrorist organizations.

Central
Central
2 years ago

Good move and appetizing promises………………………………………………..!! Koma zimenezi mumaliza kufikila kuti we’ve a full picture and or the culprits are jailed? Kadadzela mulimba inu? Isn’t this a face cover? Lets wait and see…………………………………!! Apo biiiii zikuoneka UTM idzathana nazo yokha zimenezi ikalowa m’boma mu June 2019

President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
2 years ago

They should be castrated

chimanga Chaponda
2 years ago

Police ingofuna kutipusitsa…… they will not do anything with the cadets. Bwana maliseche will defend them

Mafana
Mafana
2 years ago

Thumbs-up Bwana Jose and the entire Malawi Police. If you continue this trend of arresting suspects without looking at the color of paint on their faces, we may have a violence-free elections after all come 2019. Most importantly for yourself, you’ll repair your tattered reputation and possibly leave a good legacy.

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