UTM condemns Aford violence on Mwenifumbo rally

UTM Party has condemned reports of violence in Rumphi where  United Democrtaic Front (UDF) presidential  running mate Frank Mwenifumbo held  a political rally on Wednesday.

 Chidanti (left) and Mwenifumbo 

Spokesperson for UTM JosephChidanti Malunga says in a statement  made available to Nyasa Times that it is reported that a member of the  Alliance for Democracy (AFORD), Mr Patani Gondwe, is in police custody as a result of the fracas that erupted.

“UTM detests violence of any form and wherever it happens. We would, therefore, like to appeal to all political leaders to prevail on their members to desist from resolving whatever differences may arise through violence. We are famed for being a peaceful country and we must all guard this reputation jealously,” says Malunga.

Malunga also UTM would also like to commend the Malawi Police Service for stepping in to restore order at the event and taking swift action.

“The expectation is that our law enforcers will respond to all acts of violence and other breaches of law and order in a similar manner.

“UTM will condemn all manner of violence regardless who the perpetrators are. We signed up to a violence free campaign, we preach zero violence and we will live with such resolve,” says Malunga.

Aford is in an electoral alliance with UTM. But Mwenifumbo, an Aford legislator, is leading another faction of Afod supporters backing UDF presidential bid.

Mwenifumbo said he was attacked by the Aford president Enoch Chihana’s body guard.

Chihana backed the attack, saying  Mwenifumbo should stop using Aford materials.

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Heavyduty
Heavyduty
1 year ago

Komanso timanvako kuti some women were undressed Aford cloth, why is this issue suppressed? Aja mumapanga ma demo aja mulipo? Kapena simudamve? A Kabwira kapena mwabwira shuga and you are unable to speak? What’s up?

Thief Is Always a Thief
Thief Is Always a Thief
1 year ago

Once a thief always a thief now Mwenifumbo wants to steal AFORD identity. A thief remains a thief for life. No shame no honour this man Mwenifumbo.

Aalexa
Aalexa
1 year ago

Mwenefumbo ali ndi ntima wonyasa, wantopola. Munthu pagulu supanga za wekha osafunsa anzako. Ali ngati wina uja wa ku MCP. Mumakhala ngati wodya drug.

paul wamakamu
paul wamakamu
1 year ago

UTM better behave izi ndindale mumanena a DPP now its you guys. Osamadalira kuti atsoleri anu azingopepesa no we shall not accept that.You need to walk the talk

Steve Mbewe
Steve Mbewe
1 year ago
Reply to  paul wamakamu

Wamvapo zoti a UTM ndi omwe amachita zipolowe?? Sumatha kuwerenga nkumva chizungu kapena eti! Read and understand before u open ur mouth.

Pempho
Pempho
1 year ago
Reply to  Steve Mbewe

They are bed fellows with aford nfati sizikuwakhuza bwanji chidanti akupepesa .You hv to look at the bigger picture mbuli iwe eti?

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