Regime thugs beat MCP’s Govati: PP condemns ‘reign of terror’ ahead of Malawi watershed polls

Suspected  governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) youth cadets severely beat up a Malawi Congress Party (MCP) member Edward Govati in Blantyre, the matter was reported to Police before taking him to the hospital.

Govati assaulted by DPP thugs

MCP  spokesman Reverend Maurice Munthali confirmed that  regime thugs  flogged Govati to within an inch of his life for the mere reason that he supports an opposition party and for allegedly branding the party a group of thieves..

“Violence will not win them an election. They cannot rule through terror,” said Munthali.

The development comes amid growing tension ahead of May 21 elections.

But DPP spokesperson Nicholas Dausi has  dismissed any possibility that the party was responsible for the attacks, saying the allegations were baseless.

Meanwhile, former ruling People’s Party (PP) has strongly condemned the escalating political violence happening across the country allegedly orchestrated and masterminded by DPP militia against opposition political leaders and its members.

A number of people from opposition parties with UTM party being the main culprit have brutally been assaulted luckily no death has been registered.

A statement released on Monday January 21 2019 states that: “Peoples Party is deeply concerned with spates of escalating political violence being perpetrated by the alleged ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on opposition parties in the country.”

The party says it has noted with shock that over the past week members of UTM have been on the receiving end of this malaise.

The first incident involved Mulanje South legislator and UTM Director of Youth, Bon Kalindo, who was assaulted in Mulanje by a group of people he identified as DPP followers.

And just om Sunday  January 20 2019 in Mangochi, again UTM officials were harassed and stopped from proceeding with their laid-out program on their calendar, and MCP supporter Edward Govati was also assaulted by the same DPP operatives in Blantyre.

“People’s Party strongly believes that this kind of behaviour is undemocratic, barbaric and savage from any angle one looks at it. First and foremost, every citizen of Malawi is endowed with rights which must be fully exercised if one so wishes. Freedoms of association and assembly should not be tampered with by anyone in any way if they are exercised within the confines of the law of the land,” reads the statement.

The statement further noted that it is a shame for DPP to become a bearer of violence against other political players, dragging the country back to one-party tendencies where alternative voices were labeled as sinful 25 years after attaining democracy.

“As one of opposition parties in the country we will together with our colleagues continue holding those in power accountable for their actions and policies. This we will do through Parliament and rallies across the country as such we expect the DPP to accept this reality” reads the statement.

According to the statement, a better Malawi can only be achieved when all political players are given space to propagate their respective policies without intimidation and physical harassment from those in executive power.

Livingstonia CCAP Synod Church and Society Programme director Moses Mkandawire said the DPP members were not politicians, but thugs. He said any person who indulges in violence or believes in violence is a thug.

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Gona pa Muhanya
Gona pa Muhanya
1 year ago

another idiot

JJ Mbewe the Pathfinder
JJ Mbewe the Pathfinder
1 year ago

kkkkkkkk koma guys mbalame ndiye zibandulidwa chaka chake ndi chino. Ati ate arafat Hamdan kumawauza kuti osachita mantha, lero ndiye akuwapweteketsa onse ndi a MCP omwe kkkkkkkkk makape.

Gona pa Muhanya
Gona pa Muhanya
1 year ago

If police will continue to watch and do nothing about these CADETS, we will start retaliating/ fighting back and don’t blame anybody when real war starts. Small issue overlooked results into big wars you cannot stops. People will reach a point where they will get feed up will fight back.

JJ Mbewe the Pathfinder
JJ Mbewe the Pathfinder
1 year ago

arhg stop moaning you crying baby, do something about it olo mubwezere tikuphulitseni ndi mabomba muone.

winston msowoya
winston msowoya
1 year ago

MCP,TIT FOR TAT!!!!!!!! That goes around,comes around.In fact the MCP dogs were more brutal and vicious against the innocent people of Malawi and Banda did not even once reprimand his killing machines.People could not enter the markets to buy food without carrying Party card,pregnant women were coerced to buy party cards for the unborn babies and if they did not,they could not be allowed to board public transport,Banda imposed the satanic QUOTA SYSTEM on Norther

Gadabwali
Gadabwali
1 year ago

a Govati musanamizire ma cadet mwathawa kumenyedwa kangati kumowa inu, anzathu a muchitawira inu ndi Chepetsani mumamenywdwa kumowa daily mungofuna attention ku mcp komanso kumuchotsa Mia. Anzathu inu tikudziwana.

Chilungamo
Chilungamo
1 year ago
Reply to  Gadabwali

Typical heartlessness of DPP THUGS aka CADETS. They make jokes or are in denial even when a fellow human being is in pain or horrific situation that they have caused. No wonder DPP thugs had to write and plant a fake suicide note after killing Chasowa. Normal people are afraid of touching a dead person. But CADETS will not only touch it but even make fun of it or at least deny.

Female Anopheles fenestus nee Nyima 1
Female Anopheles fenestus nee Nyima 1
1 year ago

Looks like the police is toothless. I would prefer we start retaliating big time . Just like SKC says this country is for all of us not only for a few individuals or tribe who are benefiting from this corrupt regime. Be careful we will fuck you up togather with whoever is behind you.We will not wait for UTM to take over government and then fuck you up later. No! we will fuck you up now now, before the elections. Try us! No one is afraid of civil war here mesa mwayambitsa ndinu ma cadet. Fuck you! Anthu alakwa chiyani?

Dpp
Dpp
1 year ago

Can someone please beat up Mchacha and Dausi so that we see the reaction of Police and DPP.

tizanka
tizanka
1 year ago

Mukamenyedwa konyenga muziti dpp? Zampwisi basi

nakhozo
nakhozo
1 year ago
Reply to  tizanka

and whats the evidence kuti these were DPP supportes.remember we dont have membership card for identification kuti this one supports this party.however putting on party ligaria doeasnt meen kuti one is a member of that party,
let the might DPP alone please

zaife izi
1 year ago

we are tired of these lies. Its not DPP, why do you blame everything on DPP? What are you afraid of? And the story doesnt explainwhat actually happened because it is just a propaganda against DPP… Zanu izo

Chilungamo Chimawawa
Chilungamo Chimawawa
1 year ago
Reply to  zaife izi

you are a big idiot. A DPP thug!!! Who doesnt now that DPP Cadets are beating and killing innocent people in Malawi. Stop being a fool!!!

Biiiiiii
1 year ago

Bwana Pitala mulipo? Anthu a kuvulazika inu mukuwonela ngati akuvina honala gule waku Nkhatabay. Ndani abwele azapulumise ziko la Malawi

President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
1 year ago

UFITI

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