ABDUL RAHMAN MUMUNI
V.
ALHASSAN IBRAHIM

(2010) JELR 63676 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL No. H1/7/09 ·  26 Nov 2010 ·  Ghana
CORAM
MARIAMA OWUSU (MISS) J. A. (PRESIDING), F. G. KORBIEH J. A., IRENE C. DANQUAH J.A
Core Terms Beta
appellant
respondent
counsel
court
trial judge
case
disputed plot
counter claim
cross-examination
following cases
weight of evidence
respect of the lease
respondent’s case
circuit judge
plaintiff’s father
circuit court judge
decision of the circuit court
grounds of appeal
legal authorities
life time
plaintiff’s case
time of the death of his father
additional grounds of appeal
appellate court
case of the plaintiff
chief of the appellant
cross-examination counsel
defendant’s case
effect change
end of the trial
evidence act
face of other documents
instant appeal
late father mumuni wangara
mother memunatur
notice of appeal
peaceful enjoyment of the said house
plaintiff’s claim
purchase of the disputed plot
pw2’s evidence
receipt of the record of proceedings
respondent’s pleadings
said copy
son of mumuni wangara
testimony of the appellant
witness counsel

The parties in this case are cousins, being the son of Mumuni Wangara and Memunatu respectively. The dispute before us is in respect of House No. Plot No.14 Block C situate in Dobile Kambalipani Residential area, in the Wa Municipality.

The plaintiff’s case at the court below is that, the disputed plot was acquired by his late father Mumuni Wangara in his life time. He continued that, his father entered into possession after acquiring the land and laid the foundation on it and built three rooms on it to the window level but could not complete the construction of the house until his demise in 1985. It is the case of the plaintiff that, at the time of the death of his father he and his other siblings were minors. That Madam Memunatu died sometime in 2004 and the defendant has decided to appropriate the house to himself. He continued that, he complained to the Commission on Human Right and Administrative Justice Office in Wa and there the defendant admitted that, the plaintiff’s father pu…

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