Mutharika says will not concede defeat

By Zakale Botomani

President Peter Mutharika whose presidency appears to be slipping away has said he is prepared not to accept defeat if results doesn’t go his way

Mutharika, speaking to journalist said the level of violence that has preceeded this election is worrying |” The commissioners are doing a great job, we have had alot of violence especially in central and northen region, i would urge the electoral commission to stop these elections otherwise DPP will not accept the results” a visbly shaken Mutharika said.

Mutharika casting his vote earlier on

Early indications suggest Dr Lazarus Chakwera of Tonse Alliance is taking a huge lead. There has been reports of people who have confessed being sent by DPP , being caught with fake ballot papers

Malawi electoral commission is scheduled to announce the winner by Wednesday afternoon. however the commission has another 8 days if there can been other issues that need sorting out