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EWURABENA SACKEY & ANOTHER
V.
UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA

(2016) JELR 107469 (HC)    

High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BC.338/2013 ·  29 Apr 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE E.K. MENSAH J

Ratio Decidendi

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2nd plaintiff
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data protection act
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date of birth
defendant’s custody
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visa card
14th day of january
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civilian suit
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hands of a bread seller
honourable court
instant writ
order of perpetual injunction
plaintiffs claim
registry of the high court
said girl
sufficient evidence
third time
token sum
visa application electronic card

JUDGMENT

FRANCIS HERBERT SACKEY, J.

Per their Writ of Summons filed at the Registry of the High Court, Accra on the 25th March, 2013, and the accompanying statement of claim, the plaintiffs claim against the  defendant bank is for; 

(a) An unqualified apology for the embarrassment caused to both the 1st and 2nd plaintiffs

(b) Punitive and aggravated damages at Thirty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵30,000.00) in  favour of each of the plaintiff for breach of confidentiality. 

(c) An Order of perpetual injunction restraining the Defendant, his agents, servants, assigns,  representatives from further publishing the personal bank details of both the 1st and 2nd plaintiffs to the general public unlawfully. 

(d) Cost and 

(e) Any other relief (s) deemed fit by the Honourable Court. 

The records show that, upon the service of the Writ of Summons and the statement of  claim on the Defendant’s Bank on the 3rd April, 2013, notice of appearance was filed on  the 10th April, 2013. This was followed by an el…

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