Posted by Peter M. Allan on 04 Aug 2021, 09:21:48 in Politics
Nkhatabay Central Member of Parliament Symon Vuwa Kaunda is demanding K600million from the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) for the pollster’s alleged failure to diligent discharge of it duties, grounds that the Malawi Supreme Court based in nullifying the legislator’s 2019 victory.
In a letter from Mbulo Attorneys At Law, on behalf of Kaunda to MEC, which MBC Online has seen, the politician argued that in the initial trial- between him and archrival Ralph Mhone-the High Court dismissed petition for nullification of results on the grounds of insufficient evidence, but ruled that MEC did not comply with Sections 89, 93, and 94 of the Parliamentary, Presidential Election Act of the Laws of Malawi, a basis which Mhone used to take the matter to the Supreme Court.
“After hearing the appeal, the Supreme Court of Appeal on 21st April, 2021 nullified our client’s victory on the basis that your institution failed to comply not only Sections 89, 93, and 95 of the PPEA but also Section 94 of the PPEA. Read mor
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