Mutharika calls for a stop to violence as police officer dies

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika Tuesday afternoon began his speech with a minute silence in respect of the Police Officer killed in the disturbances at Msundwe earlier this morning.

Speaking at Kamuzu Institute of Sports, after successfully launching the construction of 250 secondary schools at Kawale Community Day Secondary School in Lilongwe, the President said his administration will make sure all corners of the country recieve equal development and treatment regardless of whether they voted for him or not adding that he is president of all Malawians adding that he will make sure there is unity of purpose.

The President also called on the public to desist from violence and vandalism of public infrastructure that is aimed at developing this nation.

Early in the day, a police officer was stoned to death at Msundwe trading centre as people were demonstrating against Mutharika holding a meeting at Kamuzu institute for Youth.