Court rules Former MEC commissioner Linda Kunje should answer charges of blocking Chakwera convoy

By Staff Reporter

The Chief Resident Magistrate Court in Zomba has ruled that former Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) commissioner Linda Kunje and her driver Jones Tewesa have a case to answer on criminal reckless and negligence.

The two are said to have obstructed President Lazarus Chakwera’s convoy in December last year along the Zomba- Blantyre road.  Kunje defied traffic police orders to stop her vehicle paving way for Chakwera’s convoy. Chief Resident Magistrate Austin Banda, who is presiding over the case, is expected to communicate the date the two will start to enter defence.

Linda Kunje, to answer charges blocking the President.

Early in the day A truck driver was been arrested for obstructing President Lazarus Chakwera’s convoy along the M1 road in Mzimba.

National Police Spokesperson, James Kadadzera,  confirmed the arrest of the truck driver who has been identified as Lusungu Chibisa Chirwa.

Chirwa was arrested at Kadikechi trading center along the M1 road in Mzimba and according to Kadadzera, the driver did not also have a driver’s licence at the time of the arrest.