Malawi/June 4, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/114 views /malawi UTM parliamentary candidates dispute May 21 election results – Malawi Nyasa Timesshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel UTM Party parliamentary candidate for Ntcheu south Fanuel Kudana had disputed poll results which saw him losing against his rival in the controversial May 21 Tripartite Elections. MEC spokesperson Sangwani Mwafulirwa said complaints lacked merit Kudana said there were several irregularities which pollster Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) needed to address before declaring his rival as winner. “I formally complained to MEC over the daring irregularities but MEC did not want to address them,” said Kudana. He said MEC determination on the matter was not satisfactory and has decided to go to court for redress. ALSO READ Malawi Law Society joins polls caseBut MEC spokesperson Sangwani Mwafulirwa said the pollster looked at the complaints and concluded that they lacked merit. Meanwhile, another UTM candidate in Ntcheu central Joseph Malingamoyo said he is going to court to contest against parliamentary poll result which was won by his rival Arthur Chipungu. On Friday, UTM Party led by Saulos Chilima, the country’s immediate past vice-president who fell out with President Peter Mutharika, asked the High Court in Lilongwe seeking the nullification of the presidential poll results. ALSO READ Firm sees continued loose monetary policyThe same day, MCP president Lazarus Chakwera, who finished second in the presidential race, announced that the party would seek legal redress for the court to invalidate the presidential election results. The opposition case has since been consolidated into one after the ruling by judge Charles Mkandawire and will be heard by Constitutional court possibly by a panel of three judges. They accuses ruling DPP members, supporters, sympathisers, officials and agents of engaging in “several rigging acts” that allegedly distorted the results in favour of DPP “against the votes and will of the people of Malawi”. ALSO READ Atupele, running mates tumble in historic polls - Malawi Nyasa TimesOn incidents of tampering that saw erasing fluid – Tippex – being used to change figures, the opposition has also attached to its application copies of the results sheets that were purportedly tampered with. Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV : Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:malawi share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleIndian military plane missing with 13 on boardnext articleMAPOLY resumes academic activities June 6Related PostsMalawi/June 24, 2019 /No Comment ‘We have more unresolved Issues’ – MkakaMalawi/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Kajoloweka in Hot Soup; Court Fines Him K21 MillionMACOHA Raises Awareness on Mental IllnessEthiopia Army Chief Shot DeadLobin Lowe appointed MCP Chief Whip in ParliamentMEC appeals Constitutional Court ruling dismissing Mutharika’s applicationMalawi youngest MP Magonjwa fired up with Mutharika’s special congratulations in Sona – Malawi Nyasa TimesBlantyre’s 5-star hotel opens October 1Armed robbers steal 500 loaves of bread in ZimbabweMini-Me Montessori Leaners Clean Blantyre City Streets Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.