Chakwera Instructs His Bodyguard To Assault Lawyer Who Wanted To Serve Him With Court Summon

An official from Chauncy Gondwe and Associates, law chambers has been assaulted by suspected Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera body guards and party diehards.

Jolamu Mpangeni from the law firm, Chauncy Gondwe and Associates said from Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe that he was attacked when he wanted to serve Chakwera, party administrator Potiphar Chidaya the documents friom the High Court in Lilongwe restraining Chakwera, Chidaya and the MCP from expelling Chatinkha Chidzanja Nkhoma and Dennis Namthumba from the party.

“They pounced on me, they beat me up severely as you can see. Those who beat me up are bodyguards of Chakwera and other party officials who were at the MCP headquarters offices,” said Mpangeni.

After getting treatment and hospital documents, Mpangeni was to go back to police in Area 3, Lilongwe where he had reported the matter soon after he was assaulted.

Chidzanja Nkhoma confirmed the incident and said this happened in full view of Chakwera and Chidaya.

Mpangeni was serving Chakwera and Chidaya a court document summoning the two and the MCP to the High Court in Lilongwe on September 20 for interlocutory hearing, to remove an injunction on the expulsion of Chidzanja Nkhoma and Namthumba.

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