Monica Chakwera visits Msundwe rape victims

Monica Chakwera visits Msundwe rape victims

Wife to Malawi Congress Party President Lazarus Chakwera, Madam Monica, on Tuesday paid first visits to Mpingu, Mbwatalika and Msundwe women who were raped by the Malawi Police officers in retaliation to the death of their fellow Police officer Supuritendant Imedi.The rape by the Police officers has attracted national and international anger including condemination by the reputable local women rights body NGCNC.During the visit Madam Chakwera donated food and non food items.Speaking during the first stop over at Mpingu Trading Centre, Chakwera said what happened was unfortunate and uncalled for.She said what happened should never be repeated in future.Madam Chakwera was accompanied by Madam Abida Mia who is wife to the MCP vice President Sidik Mia.Madam Chakwera was also accompanied by the People’s Party Vice President Madam Beatreace Mwale while Mayor for the Lilongwe City Juliana Kaduya was also available.Welcoming Madam Chakwera Senior Group Village Headman Chamangathanked Madam Chakwera for visiting Mpingu, Mbwatalika and Msundwe.From Mpingu Madam Chakwera made another stop over at Msundwe Trading Centre commonly known as Msundwe Barracks where she was welcomed by tens of hundreds.In her speech Kathumba commended People of Nsundwe for the support rendered to the party.Kathumba said the fight being fought here is for the good of Malawi.”These people are fighting against nepotismSenior Group Village Headman Vaison Chankoma of Nsundwe also spoke in support of Monica Chakwera.During the visits women testimonies were heard that Police officers had raped women there without no condoms.”Amatigona osavala condom.” Said one of the victims name withheld.

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