Perjury case involving MEC officer Diverson Makwete set for February 24


The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has filed with the courts to commence trial against Malawi Electoral Commission’s (MEC) regional elections officer for the North, Diverson Makwete, who is accused of perjury in the presidential elections case.

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice who is also State Senior Advocate, Pirirani Masanjala, has confirmed of the development in an interview with the press.

According to Masanjala, the case is set for hearing on February 24, 2021 before the Senior Resident Magistrate Florence Msekandiana in Lilongwe.

Makwete was one of the witnesses who appeared in court during the presidential elections case and by this time he was a warehouse manager.

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Robert Ngwira
Robert Ngwira
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