The Independent Member of Parliament for Blantyre City South West Constituency Allan Ngumuya was today assaulted by alleged Democratize Progressive Party Cadets.
Ngumuya who left the ruling party and became one of the founding members of the Transformative Chilima Movement is said to have gone to a council meeting in Blantyre. While there , he was approached by people who are allegedly DPP supporters and who started manhandling him .
The cadets are said to have been doing this infront of the police who were also present at the time. Luckily Ngumuya escaped but the whole assault has left him with injuries to his head and neck “ I am currently on my way to hospital to get check as my head and neck are in pain, I will also be going to the police to lodge an official complaint “ said the shaken Ngumuya.
There has recently been an increase in the number of political assaults as the country approaches the general elections next year.