COMFORT OFEIBEA DODOO
V.
NII AMARTEY MENSAH & 4 OTHERS

(2016) JELR 69852 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  SUIT NO: H1/38/2015 ·  12 May 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
GYAESAYOR (PRESIDING), ADUAMA OSEI JA, DZAMEFE JA
Core Terms Beta
defendants
counsel
appeal
trial court
additional ground
disputed land
appellate court
statement of claim
klokor klotey
vesting assent
favour of the plaintiff
findings of fact
view of counsel
writ of summons
credibility of witnesses
owner of the disputed land
present case
weight of evidence
ayikushie families of accra
executrix of the late mercy naa aponsah
lands commission
notice of appeal
said judgment
additional ground of appeal
beneficiary of the disputed land
express permission
high court
judgment of the high court
mrs. mercy dodoo
record of appeal
respect of the disputed land
court’s decision
defendants’ challenge
important question
judgment of the court
light of its evaluation of the evidence
mrs. comfort ofeibea dodoo
particular facts of the given case
portions of the evidence
recovery of family property
registration of a portion of the disputed land
respect of a parcel of land
stated exceptions
subject of this appeal
support of the appeal
testimony of anani foli

JUDGMENT

ADUAMA OSEI JA:

In its judgment dated the 22nd of March, 2013, the High Court, Accra, made a declaration of title against the Defendants/Appellants in favour of the Plaintiff/Respondent in respect of a parcel of land situate at Amasaman in Accra, and containing an approximate area of 229.67 acres. Other reliefs granted against the Defendants/Appellants in the said judgment were damages for trespass in favour of the Plaintiff/Respondent, recovery of possession in favour of the Plaintiff/Respondent, and perpetual injunction. In the same judgment, the High Court ordered the Lands Commission to cancel a document which the Defendants had registered with the Commission as No. R 225/97 in respect of the disputed land.

Not satisfied with the judgment of the High Court, the Defendants/Appellants have appealed against the same to this Court and we now read the judgment of the Court. In this judgment, the Plaintiff/Respondent is referred to as “the Plantiff”, and the Defendants/Appellants …

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