Police on Wednesday temporally arrested Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Deputy Publicity Secretary Reverend Maurice Munthali for allegedly disturbing the convoy of the country’s first lady Madame Gertrude Mutharika.
According to information at hand, Reverend Munthali was travelling to Blantyre to see his sister admitted at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.
Upon reaching at Chingeni Munthali bumped into the first lady’s convoy and he attempted to overtake it on several times.
Police warned Munthali to stay away from the convoy but he continuously ignored warnings.
According to reports, when the First Lady’s convoy passed Zalewa roadblock the police closed the road and ordered Munthali to stop.
He was taken into custody at the roadblock for questioning where he revealed that he was rushing to the hospital to see his sick sister.
The police then released him unconditionally.