Below is the court summon
REPUBLIC OF MALAWI
IN THE 5.G MAGISTRATE’S COURT
SITTING AT CHISENJERE
CIVIL CAUSE NUMBER 127 OF 2019
BETWEEN……. Asante Kagwada…… PLANTIFF
…………………… Leonard Chimbanga …… DEFENDANT
TO: Leonard Chimbanga
Chilomoni | Blantyre
TAKE NOTE THAT
1. UNLESS withing eight days after the personal service of this summons on you, inclusive the day of service, you return to the Resident Magistrate at Blantyre the affidavit attached hereto, made and sworn by yourself or your legal practitioner stating that you defend this action and have a good defence thereto and (a) either indicating clearly the grounds of the defence, or (b) stating that you intend to file defence within seven days; and
2. UNLESS you have set out the grounds in the said affidavit, or have within seven days after filing the said affidavit caused to be served on the plaintiff a defence in the prescribed form,
You will not afterwards be allowed to make any defence to the claim which the plaintiff makes on you, the particulars of which are endorsed on the back of this summons, but the plaintiff will be entitled, without giving you proof in support of such claim, to proceed to judgement and execution against you.
If return the affidavit to Resident Magistrate at ____CHISENJERE _____ and the cause to be served a defence as aforesaid within times specified above, the Resident Magistrate will send you, by post, notice of the day upon which the case will be tried and you mist appear either in person or by legal practitioner before the above named court on the day and the time specified in such notice and in the default of such appearance judgement may be given against you.
Amount of claim ______________________ MK 608,000
Court fee on issue of summons ________ MK 60,000
Plaintiff Solicitor’s cost ________________
Total _________________________________ MK 668,000
If you pay the debt and costs as stated above to the court before the expiration of eight days from the date of service of this summons inclusive the day of such service and without returning the affidavit of defence you will avoid further costs. If you return the affidavit and fail to appear, the costs payable by you will be increased.
Dated this 20th day of November 2019.