BENJAMIN H BOAHENE
V.
AISHA KAMAGTEY

(2016) JELR 107507 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 395/2015 ·  27 Jul 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY J.
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
court
21st day of january
evidence
ghana
processes
section
united kingdom
calls
exhibit
issue of the marriage
ordinance marriage
son
way
year
19th day of january
aisha labbaika kamagtey
anxiety
boy
certificate number rgm175
chief
communication
conduct
degree programme
dissolution of the ordinance marriage
eugene opoku’s account
events manager
extracts of payments
facts
grant of a divorce petition
grounds
instructions of the respondent
marriage certificate of the parties
matrimonial causes act
mensah
occasions
only issue
pain
petition
petitioner’s evidence
photograph of their son
psychological trauma
respondent’s mother
said eugene opoku’s bank statement
sole ground
such facts

J U D G M E N T 

Benjamin Henaku Boahene (hereinafter called the Petitioner) and Aisha Labbaika Kamagtey (hereinafter called the Respondent) were married on the 19th day of January, 2013 under Gonja customary law. This was converted to an Ordinance Marriage (Cap 127) (1951 Rev.) on the 21st day of January 2013.  There is one issue of the marriage. A boy by name Aiden Papa Kofi Ansah  Boahene. The Petitioner is an Events Manager living in Ghana whilst the  Respondent is a Ghanaian living and working in the United Kingdom. 

On the grounds that the Respondent has behaved in such a way that the Petitioner cannot reasonably be expected to live with her as the Respondent has caused the Petitioner much emotional and psychological trauma, pain, anxiety, distress and stress, the Petitioner filed a petition on the 12th of August 2015 praying the Court for the dissolution of the Ordinance Marriage, between the  parties to the suit on the 21st day of January 2013 at the Offices of the Registrar  …

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