Business has come to a standstill in the capital Lilongwe as tear gas and rubber bullets are exchanging the airwaves.
This follows chaos which has broke in the city following the arrest of opposition leader Atupele Muluzi.
Riots started when it was reported that Muluzi who was remanded at Maula Prison is not feeling well and is being rushed to the hospital.
Muluzi started complaining about high blood pressure before he was sent to the hospital
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