UTM,MCP Meeting Police amid Registration and Campaign Concerns

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The UTM party , Malawi Congress Party (MCP) party and their alliance partners have requested an audience with the Acting Inspector General of Police, Dunken Mwapasa over voter registration and campaign security concerns.

The meeting has been requested following unleashing terror aiming at dividing Malawians.

In Lilongwe, at area 22, a UTM branch office has been torched by unknown DPP assailants which has left the guard and some of his 4 children partly burnt and were rushed to the Kamuzu Central Hospital by sympathisers.

Some quarters are bitter because the UTM, MCP alliance and all of its alliance partners seem to be working towards one goal of liberating Malawi out of the shackles of dictatorship of president Peter Mutharika and is far contrary to their expectations that their will be wrangles and squables over on who will be the alliance torchbearer between Dr. Lazarus Chakwera and Dr. Saulos Chilima.

In their letter dated 3rd April, 2020 to police chief, MCP and UTM campaign Directors, Mosses Kunkuyu and Lucius Banda respectively, says the alliance partners have noted with a great concern security lapses with serious potential to frustrate the on- going democratic processes of voter registration and campaign ahead of the Fresh Presidential Election slated for July 2, 2020.

The letter says UTM, MCP and their alliance partners fully realize that attainment of free, fair and credible elections begins with security during all electoral processes and preparations.

“Retrogressive malpractices including threats and attacks on political opponents are uncalled for, absurd and a serious threat to our hard- won democracy,” reads the letter in part.