DR ISAAC KWABENA BOAKYE
V.
ELVIS AMOAH

(2016) JELR 107656 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. GJ 197/2015 ·  6 Jul 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
KWEKU T. ACKAAH-BOAFO
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_______________________________________________________ JUDGMENT 

Introduction 

[1] On the 9th day of December 2014, the Plaintiff caused the writ of summons accompanied  by a statement of claim to issue against the Defendant claiming the following reliefs: 

i. Recovery of the sum of Eighty Three Thousand Five Hundred Cedis (GH¢83,000) which  was given to the Plaintiff for the purported sale and Construction of a structure on the said  land. 

ii. General Damages for the fraudulent breach of contract by the Defendant. iii. Any further order(s) of the Honourable Court.. 

[2] The Defendant duly entered appearance through Korsah and Associates on December 30,  2015 and filed his statement of defence on February 11, 2016.

Plaintiff’s Claim 

[3] The case of the Plaintiff is that he gave the Defendant, a former Police Officer on different  occasions, an amount GH¢83,000 to purchase four plots of land for him at Adenta but he failed to  do so. The Plaintiff claims that the Defendant gave him an i…

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