Rights campaigner and chairperson of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition Timothy Mtambo last night escaped unhurt in a gun attack in Lilongw..

A story told by Timothy Mtambo  claiming that he was  shot at while driving home without witnesses was carried by Media such as AP is now being questioned by many on Social Media and part of the blame is also directed at the Malawi Media which seem to lack investigative curiosity and rush to publish every accusation Mtambo has been making.

“The bullets burst the back tyre and front tyre on the driver’s side, but he managed to control the car and he drove to safety,” Mtambo’s colleague Reverend MacDonald told AFP.

"It shouldn't be happening in a democracy where tolerance and dissenting views are the benchmark."

 However, Malawi Social Media has questioned the story:

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