BUNZU AND ANOTHER
V.
ABBEYMAN FAMILY STOOL

(1993) JELR 69441 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  24 Jun 1993 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ESSIEM JA, ADJABENG JA, LUTTERODT JA
Core Terms Beta
damages
application
award
applicants
high court
learned trial judge
counsel
funeral expenses
judge
pecuniary loss
sempe stool
appellate court
statement of claim
award of damages
claim
instant case
order
order of interim injunction
trial judge
execution of the orders
plaintiff-respondent
abbeyman family stool land
applicants’ counsel
basis of award
best thing
caretakers of the said lands
case of asare v
civil liability act
civil procedure
death of the pupil
defendants-appellants
determination of the appeal
extent of services
fatal accidents
interim injunction
late tawiah anaman
loss of dependency
old pupil of a middle school
overwhelming evidence
parents of a 13-year
parents of master tawiah anaman
photocopy of the statement of claim
piece of land
plaintiff family claims ownership of the land
plaintiff's land
said appeal
said order of interim injunction
said orders
sub-section
trial court

ESSIEM JA. The applicants are the defendants-appellants in this suit now pending before the High Court. Their application is for “an order staying execution of the orders made by the High Court, Accra, following an application for interim injunction by the plaintiff-respondent on 18 November 1992 pending the hearing and determination of the appeal filed against the said orders”.

The orders concerned were made upon application made to the court below for an order of interim injunction against the defendants, now applicants before us.

The court below had ruled that:

“I hereby grant the application and make an order of interim injunction restraining the defendants their agents, servants, assigns, privies, grantees from interfering in any way with the lands in dispute pending the final determination of the suit.”

The applicants, from the affidavits filed before the court, claim to be caretakers for the Sempe stool which has itself applied successfully to join the suit as a co-defendant. It is…

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