Police arrest man for likening Malawi First Lady to a cartoon on Facebook

Malawi Police in Blantyre have reportedly arrested a man for “insulting”  First Lady Gertrude Mutharika.

First Lady Mrs Gertrude Mutharika

Nyasa Times understand that that the man identified as Tumpale Mwakibinga was arrested on Tuesday in Ndirande Township after she liked First Lady to a cartoon in his one of the social media posts.

National Police Spokesperson Inspector James Kadadzera asked for more time before commenting on the matter.

The arrest has caused a heated debate on various social media platforms.

Some of the people continue making defamatory and slanderous comments online afainst the First Lady on her fashion sense.

However, the majority are blaming the ruling Democratic  Progressive Party (DPP) of abuse of power and taking Malawians back to one party dictatorial system of government.

Others say the arrest is  draconian and a threat to free speech.

Social media users continue  posting images of the Mrs Mutharika  with texts considered offensive to the first lady.

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Charlie Hebdo
Charlie Hebdo
2 years ago

What Tumpale Mwakibinga wrote pales to the insults Malawians are subjected to everyday by Mr Mchacha and Jeffrey. What do the Police do? Nothing. What about APM? He smiles as his lieutenants entertain him with their insults. We do not need the kind of police we have today. After May 21, the Police Service should undergo serious cleansing. Get lead of the unqualified DPP stooges masquerading as policemen. This is the most inefficient police, it is more of a DPP Cadet organization and the most corrupt institution in the country when the contrary is expected.

Ndondocha
2 years ago

Uku nkulakwa zedi

Timpudza Mwansambo
Timpudza Mwansambo
2 years ago

Misonkho mumatibera koma kuvala kukukuvutani mayi

CitizenX
CitizenX
2 years ago

Arresting the little malawians but the big thieves in govt stealing billions are left to enjoy ha MAY 21 muona

kamphata
kamphata
2 years ago

Zachibwana nde manthawo yambananI nda amuna ake kupusa uchitsiru

Aunt Tiwo mu Kachipewa
Aunt Tiwo mu Kachipewa
2 years ago

Winiko akavala mphete zala zonse ndimamuvetsa chifukwa ndiwa sewero, koma nanga sono amayiwa nchani? Mphete zina nza malemu azimuna awo?

Mike
2 years ago

Phete za u Satanic

mbutuma
mbutuma
2 years ago
Reply to  Mike

Iiiii kkkkkkkkkkkkk koma guys hahahahaha

Usamunda toto
Usamunda toto
2 years ago

Cartoon wa chipewa mpaka kummanga? Nanga wina akazaponya cartoon wa buya nde muzatani?

Ine
Ine
2 years ago

From First Lady to first cartoon lady kkkkkkk. Koma ndaseka.

CHIBOLIBOLI
CHIBOLIBOLI
2 years ago

Asenza dengu lama banzi a blue, ……..who is her stylist???? he/she need to be fired!

CHIBOLIBOLI
CHIBOLIBOLI
2 years ago

CAN SOMEONE POST THE CARTOON PLEASE INAFE SITINATIWONE

Agenda Setting Theory
Agenda Setting Theory
2 years ago
Reply to  CHIBOLIBOLI

The cartoon is Rango. Check it yourself

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