There was chaos on Tuesday when party supporters that gathered at bail hearing at the High court in Lilongwe blocked roads with burning tyres and stones.
The supporters gathered to show support to acting DPP president Peter Mutharika. Mutharika, who was arrested on Monday along with 6 others, on allegations of trying to take over power after the death of his brother Bingu.
Riot police fired tear gas to disburse the grouds at lunch time for close to two hours. Business at the mini market was came to a halt with most of the shops closing for safety.