A Monze resident has dragged a Chingola man, Bwalya Chishimba Kambwili, to court for failing to pay back K195,000 debt borrowed in 2016.

Bizwell Zulu is claiming for payment of the said debt, plus interest and costs.

In a statement of claim filed in the Lusaka High Court, Zulu stated that he used to reside in Chingola before he moved to Monze District.

He stated that by oral agreement made between the two in 2016, Bwalya borrowed money from him on various dates, which culminated to K195,000.

“Between the plaintiff and the defendant in 2016, the defendant borrowed money from the plaintiff on various dates, which culminated in a total debt of K195,000 as at August 31, 2016. In pursuant of the said oral agreement, the plaintiff lent the defendant the money,” read the statement of claim.

Zulu stated that Bwalya had in breach of the said oral agreement, failed to pay the sum of K195,000 which was lent to him.

He now claims for payment of K195,000 being money lent to Bwalya, interest on the money from September 1, 2016 to date and costs.