Malawi’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has blocked the opposition People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) from holding a political rally in Mwanza district, Malawi24 has learnt.
According to PPM President Mark Katsonga, his party was blocked by thugs from holding a rally in the district.
Katsonga further said PPM believes the thugs were sent by National Intelligence Bureau chief Nicholas Dausi who is a DPP loyalist member.
However, Dausi has denied any involvement.
“I don’t talk…I don’t do politics, thank you, and thank you,” said Dausi.
DPP spokesperson Francis Kasaila said the party will investigate the matter.
“Currently I don’t have information on the matter, but we are to investigate if the claims are true and what really happened,” said Kasaila.
Kasaia further said DPP will take disciplinary measures on the claims upon completion of the investigations.