Police in Mzuzu are keeping in custody a 32 year old Indian National Anand Mandivar for calling Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) chairperson for the north Happy Mhango a â€˜dogâ€™ in public.
Mzuzu Police Spokesperson Paul Tembo conformed of the arrest of mandivar.
It is reported that the two collided last night at Kentam Mall in Mzuzu where they were trying to seek services from mobile money agent.
Tembo said that Mandivar reportedly wanted to bypass a queue to get the service and when Happy Mhango, a rights activist tried to discourage him.
Police say the two exchanged words which found the suspect allegedly using the demeaning words.
The suspect has since been charged with using insulting language.
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