By a writ of civil summons the plaintiff claims against the defendant
Recovery of the sum of $46,000.
Interest from September 2011 to date of final payment.
The defendant entered appearance and later filed a statement of defence. After an unsuccessful pre-trial settlement proceeding, the matter was set down for trial. However, the defendant failed to turn up for the trial despite the service on her of hearing notice. After taking evidence from the plaintiff, the court entered judgment in his favour against the defendant. Upon application however, the said judgment was set aside and the defendant given leave to cross examine the plaintiff after which the defendant gave evidence and announced the closure of his case.
The facts of the case are that the plaintiff and the defendant were in a love relationship which started from the year 2009. From the evidence on record it appears he gave numerous gifts to the defendant who also gave gifts to the plaintiff. Indeed, the defendant lives …