Malawi human rights activists attacked in a petrol terror bomb, “cabinet ministers named in connection to the attack”

Suspected Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) cadets on wee hours of Thursday petrol-bombed Human Right Defenders Coalition (HRDC) Chairperson Timothy Mtamba’s house.

The incident happened (2:30 am) on the eve of 15th August 2019.

In what started as a stone throw, reveals that unknown thugs suspected to be DPP Cadets invaded the house of Mr Mtambo with 5 liters of Petro Gallons and managed to throw two petrol bombs inside the house compound which have since damaged one of his cars.

The plan failed to materialize following a quick alarm by the security personnel a sources

Another petrol bomb was thrown outside the gate in attempt to block Mtambo and his family from evacuating.

Attempts to get hold of the suspected cadets proved futile as they escaped upon the incidence.

The incidence comes barely few weeks after there has been hinted overwhelming threats against Mtambo and his vocal Human Rights Defenders Coalition(HRDC) which has been organizing massive and collaborative demonstrations to force Jane Ansah Resignation following her alleged unprofessional conduct of the May 21st 2019 elections.

Addressing the media today the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has named three Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials as the masterminders of petrol bombs.

One of the members MacDonald Sembereka said the Southern Region DPP governor Charles Mchacha, the party’s spokesperson Nicholas Dausi and Ben Phiri are sponsors of the attacks.

He said they have been meeting at Mchacha’s house in area15 in Lilongwe.

Sembereka said this during a press briefing in Lilongwe.

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