BENJAMIN OSEI AKOTO
V.
GHANA AIRPORT CO. LTD.

(2011) JELR 69488 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. INDL 17/2009 ·  23 Feb 2011 ·  Ghana
CORAM
KWABENA ASUMAN-ADU
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
duty point
current case
major offence
restricted area
plaintiff’s employment
aviation security guard
material times
name isaac ofori
statement of claim
statement of defence
access control
breach of his duty
committee’s report
composition of the committee
current action
following monday
north america aircraft
rules of natural justice
additional issues
breach of procedure
claim of the plaintiff
committee meeting
copy of the collective agreement
defendant’s termination
director of the human resource department of the defendant
employee of the defendant company
evidence shows
exhibit b.
exhibit b states
exhibits c
exhibits f
following morning
following reliefs
ghana airport company limited
incriminating evidence
instant case
investigative committee
kotoka international airport
plaintiff’s case
plaintiff’s claim
plaintiff’s legal fees
said colleague
said entry of appearance
security guard of the defendant
short notice
support of his case
v parkinson howard ltd

JUDGMENT

The Plaintiff who was an employee of the Defendant Company commenced the current action against the Defendant on 24th March, 2009 for the following reliefs:

i. Declaration that Defendant’s termination of Plaintiff’s employment is unlawful and unfair.

ii. Order compelling Defendant to reinstate Plaintiff to his status quo ante or in the alternative damages to Plaintiff.

iii. Order compelling Plaintiff to pay special damages to Plaintiff.

iv. Order compelling Defendant to pay Plaintiff’s legal fees on full indemnity basis.

v. Costs.

The Defendant entered appearance on 1st April, 2009. It filed its statement of defence on the same day denying the claim of the Plaintiff. However, the Plaintiff brought an application to set aside the entry of appearance for non compliance of the rules but upon an agreement between the parties, the Defendant was allowed to withdraw the said entry of appearance and filed another one with a new accompanying statement of defence on 29th April, 2009.

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