August 20, 2016 by Staff Reporter
Oppostion Member of Parliament for Rumphi East, Kamlepo Kalua has accused the ruling Democratic Progressive (DPP) government of plotting to kill him for trying to expose seven cabinet Ministers implicated in the MK577 billion audit report, Nyika Daily News has learnt.
The Out-Spoken law maker, Kalua made the accusations on Friday saying that he has been receiving death threats from DPP’s cadets, top government officials and fellow Members of Parliament.
“Since my calls to have the corrupt ministers exposed..I have been receiving death threats and unnecessary threats from those in
power. For those who listened Mutharika rally in Thyolo..My name was all over in their mouths,”
“Hon Charles Kamchatka said and I quote “Tiauza a nyamata athu ma cadet athane naye Kamlepo”(Cadets will deal with
Kamlepo). What more evidence do you need that am under threat? . Malawians are still waiting to hear the verdict on the deaths we
have witnessed during the DPP era.” said Kalua.
Kalua also vowed to fight corruption until the last drop of his blood for the sake of poor Malawians who continue to suffer
“My stand still remains all corrupt people should pay for taking Malawians as fools..As Malawians let us all unite to stop this nonsense once and for all,”
“ I will stand by my words and will fight for my people of Rumphi east as well as my fellow poor Malawians from the villages who
are suffering because of some few selfish people who don’t care about our country.”
On Wednesday, Kalua asked President Mutharika to step down for failing to name and fire seven cabinet Ministers implicated in audit report.
Acting Executive Director of Youth with Vision (YWV), Negracious Justin commended Kamlepo for standing firm despite receiving
threats from the DPP officials. He also accused president Mutharika for hiding the seven corrupt Ministers under the DPP’s private parts.
“I would like to commend Hon Kamlepo Kaluwa for standing firm to the ground of truth and courage. The President half full
knowledge of the names and must discharge his duty and let the prosecutorial institutions discharge their duties freely and
independently,” said Justin.
MK577 billion was suspected to have been siphoned from public coffers according to a data analysis by Price Water house Coopers (PwC) of May 2015.