ALHAJI HARUNA & ANOTHER
V.
ASHAMI TETTEH

(2015) JELR 107484 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: FAL 119/15 ·  20 Dec 2015 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HAFISATA AMALEBOBA (MRS)
Core Terms Beta
applicant
respondent
court
contempt
application
order
administration of justice
contempt of court
reasonable doubt
acquah jsc
burden of proof
walls of the applicant
behalf of the applicant
case
curtis nortey sowah
effiduase stool affairs
new ground
supplementary affidavit
writ of summons
affidavit evidence
authority of the court
black’s law dictionary 6th edition
c.a
committal of the 1st plaintiff
construction work
court’s direction
execution of a writ of possession
exhibit cs
final determination of the suit
gravamen of the applicant
judgment of the high court
law of contempt
oral testimony
order of interlocutory injunction
order of perpetual injunction
present application
present contempt proceedings
president of the national house of chiefs
prima facie case
said judgment
state of the land
supreme court
walls of the defendant

 JUDGMENT: 

By a Motion on Notice, brought under Order 50 r 1 of the High Court Civil  Procedure Rules, 2004 (CI 47), the Defendant/Applicant (hereinafter referred  to as the Applicant, seeks an order for the committal of the 1st Plaintiff/Respondent (hereinafter referred to as the Respondent) for  contempt of Court. The motion was supported by an affidavit and  supplementary affidavit. 

The circumstances preceding this application are that the Respondent  commenced an action against the Applicant for the reliefs endorsed on the  writ of summons, namely; Declaration of Title to the land in dispute, an  order of perpetual injunction against the Applicant, damages for trespass,  costs and any other reliefs the Court may deem it just to grant. The Respondent also filed an application for an order of interlocutory injunction  against the Applicant to restrain her acting by herself, or her workmen,  assigns among others from carrying out or continuing construction works  on the land pendin…

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