(2016) JELR 107493 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. INDL/71/14 ·  29 Feb 2016 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
contract of employment
supreme court
actual stock of oil products
committed fraud
court finds
discharge of the contract of employment
following day
sufficient evidence
unlawful arrest
above case
accompanying statement of claim
action of the defendant
address issues
civil case
civil suit
co ltd
contents of his sales book
cross examination
defendant’s actions
defendant’s retail manager
dismissed employee
due notice
evidence act
evidential burden
expression of the terminating party
favour of the plaintiff
following issues
head office
jean hanna assi
legal burden of proof
manager of the defendant
much pain
oil filling station
particulars of fraud
rules of evidence
signed stock sheet
statutory definition
such specific requirements
terms of a contract of employment
true reflection of the state of affairs
words uses
wrongful dismissal
wrongful termination of his employment


The Plaintiff issued out this Writ of Summons against the Defendant for the following reliefs:

1. A declaration that the Plaintiff’s  employment was wrongfully terminated. 

2. His salary from September 2013 to the date of final judgment.

3. Damages for the wrongful termination of his employment. 

4. Damages for his unlawful arrest and detention caused by the Defendant.

5. Costs. 

By an accompanying Statement of Claim the Plaintiff averred that until September 2013 he  was employed as the manager of the Defendant’s oil filling station at Kasoa. According to  the Plaintiff on the 13th of September 2013 he was invited by Defendant’s retail manager,  one Mr. Kangah to submit his sales book the following day for discussions. He was told the  following day that his accounts was not clear and without being informed of any wrongdoing  on his part the retail manager invited the police already in the premises to arrest him and he  was kept in custody for two days. He claims that upon h…

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