Cars On Funeral Convoy Caught in Stone-Throwing Incident at Lizulu Amidst Mourning for VP Saulos Chilima

By Burnett Munthali

In a distressing turn of events, several cars including a Toyota Raum bearing license plate DA 9957 became entangled in a stone-throwing incident at Lizulu on Sunday evening 16 June 2024, as emotions ran high in response to the passing of Vice President Saulos Chilima. According to a video which has gone viral on social media, there were no casualties in the car.

The incident occurred amidst mourning and preparations for the VP’s funeral, reflecting the deep emotional impact his death has had on the community. The United Transformation Movement (UTM) has responded with a call for calm and restraint, urging its followers and the public to refrain from acts of violence or destruction during this sensitive time.

The UTM condemns the violence and emphasizes the need for respectful mourning. It underscores the importance of unity and solidarity in honoring Vice President Chilima’s memory, advocating for peaceful expressions of grief.

As the nation navigates this period of mourning, the UTM reaffirms its commitment to supporting Vice President Chilima’s family and ensuring that the funeral proceedings proceed with dignity and respect. It urges its members to uphold the values of compassion and unity, embodying the principles that Vice President Chilima stood for during his tenure.

The stone-throwing incident involving the Toyota Raum DA 9957 at Lizulu serves as a stark reminder of the raw emotions surrounding Vice President Chilima’s passing. The UTM’s message calls for healing and unity as Malawi mourns the loss of a respected leader, urging all to reflect on his legacy with reverence and dignity.