By Zakale Botomani
It has been reported that police officers who were part of Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima security have sustained serious injuries after their vehicle was involved in an accident in Ntcheu. Chilima who is the running mate of Tonse alliance was on a campaign trail and was on whistle stops in the district. They were rushed to Balaka District Hospital for treatment.
Our team of investigators have established that, the so-called accident is actually a near miss. Enemies of the vice president had planned to eliminate him, but things didn’t go to plan, and his vehicle was missed. “This is a hit job that missed the target, they had planned to cause accident to Chilima vehicle but things didn’t go according to plan and sadly it’s the police officers that have been injured”
Chilima has been clear in his meetings that some politicians are planning of killing him. Just last week he accused former president Bakili Muluzi of plotting to attack him in Mangochi using an agent named Mr Mtenje. Recently his speeches have been more spiritual , calling people not to be afraid because God is with Malawi.
UTM spokesperson, Dr. Joseph Chidanti-Malunga, said the vice president had to call-off the last of his whistle-stop rallies on the Ntcheu trip.
Chilima’s campaign trail has meet a lot of setbacks as he has been a target of attacks. It all started when his convoy was stoned in Phalombe . A few days ago , his convoy was pelted with stones again in Liwonde which left some people injured . Investigations established that Muluzi family was involved in paying money to people to throw stones at the Vice president.
Speaking on condition of anonymity , our source said “ Chilima is feared most because he seems to know a lot of secrets of most of the big names in UDF and DPP, thats why they want to eliminate him “
Malawi goes to the polls on June 23 to elect a new president.