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(2018) JELR 107969 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. FAL/729/12 ·  31 May 2018 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
2nd defendant
1st defendant
declaration of title
site plan
gbese stool
exhibit c
land title registry
favour of plaintiff
owner of the land
statement of defence
burden of proof
otu abolah
supreme court
correct name
cross examination
plaintiff’s reply
witness statements
1st defendant claims
1st defendant’s case
2nd defendant’s amended defence
2nd defendant’s case
case management
counsel’s clients
cross-examination plaintiff’s attorney
forty-footer container
john atustse
late grandfather
late statement of defence
maternal grandfather
nii adamah-mensah
plaintiff’s consent
plaintiffs land
property rates
said documents
said john atustse
said land
subject matter of this suit
sufficient credible evidence
way of a customary grant


Plaintiff issued this Writ against the Defendants for the following reliefs: 

a. An order for declaration of title to the land in favour of Plaintiff.

b. A declaration that 1st Defendant has trespass unto Plaintiffs land.

c. An order against 1st Defendant to remove all the structures on the Plaintiffs land put there by 1st Defendant. 

d. An order for damages for trespass against 1st Defendant.  

e. Costs. 

Plaintiff said he noticed 1st Defendant trespassed onto his land, cleared same and  placed a forty-footer container which was roofed and under lock and key; after 1st Defendant undertook some renovation exercise without Plaintiff’s consent. Plaintiff  said after the renovation 1st Defendant handed over the keys to 2nd Defendant who 1st Defendant claims is the owner of the land in dispute. Plaintiff said he contacted 2nd Defendant who refused to hand over the keys to the container claiming ownership of  the land. Plaintiff says 1st Defendant has trespassed on his land and has c…

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