Police on Tuesday arrested Babu Khamisa Mulanje District Council Hall where Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) set up its tally centre for the Chitakale Ward by-election.
Khamisa is allegedly to have walked into the hall without wearing a mask,and did not heed advice when asked to wear a mask by the law enforcers.
He is likely to be charged with an offence of contravening COVID-19 measures set by the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC).
Khamisa is Deputy National Director of Research in Malawi Congress Party (MCP), a party in Tonse Alliance led by Dr. Lazarus Chakwera.
MEC on Tuesday held by-elections in 7 constituencies and two Wards across the country.