What goes around comes around: Using DPP old tricks the ruling Peoples Party (PP) has obtained a court injunction retraining Speaker of Parliament Henry Chimunthu Banda marking a ruling on Section 65.
Speaker of Malawi
parliament Friday morning failed to make a land mark ruling on Section
65 after the executive obtained a court injunction .
According to inside sources Speaker was likely going to declare vacant seats for about 40 MPs who left DPP to join
the ruling People's Party after the DPP provided a written
evidence as demanded on Thursday.
"Members I wish to announce that I
have been served with a court injunction restraining me from making my
ruling," said the Speaker.
Banda disclosed that the injunction, obtained by Deputy
Education Minister Chikumbutso Hiwa on behalf of the other affected MPs,
was served to him by Attorney General Ralph Kasambara who was present in the
chamber at that time.
The Speaker then invited the chief petitioner, DPP
leader in parliament Dr. George Chaponda, to a meeting to map the way