Friday, 23 March 2012

Muluzi Arrives on Saturday, As Atupele Moved To Mwaiwathu

Former Malawi President Dr. Bakili Muluzi is expected to  arrive in the country on Saturday, March 24 from South Africa where he was receiving medical treatment.

Muluzi has been forced to cut treatment short following the arrest of his son Atupele who is also a presidential candidate for the United Democratic Front in the coming 2014  general election. 

 ,Atupele  who was arrested on Tuesday was charged with  inciting violence.

According to local media Muluzi  has been given a  15 day holiday by his doctors to attend to the arrest of his  son.
Speaking with local press the  former President condemned  the arrest  and called for the immediate release of his son.
 He further urged President Bingu wa Mutharika to desist from persecuting his family.
“They are detaining Atupele illegally. There is nothing wrong he committed. This is just an attack on my family,” said Muluzi.
Meanwhile, Atupele has been  transferred from Lilongwe City Centre Clinic to Mwaiwathu hospital in the commercial capital Blantyre.
He has been diagnosed with Malaria and high blood pressure.
His  Lawyers are still negotiating for police bail .

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