FEDERATED COMMODITIES LIMITED
V.
CHRISTIAN OWUSU

(2018) JELR 63644 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO.OCC/37/17 ·  17 Jun 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ANGELINA MENSAH-HOMIAH (MRS.) JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff company
registered licensed cocoa buying company
registry of this court
bags of cocoa beans
evidence of the plaintiff
defendant
beginning of every cocoa season
cost of plaintiff
plaintiff
documentary evidence
said sum
given time
sum of money
practice of the defendant
exhibits b
district marketing officer
plaintiff’s representative
purchase cocoa beans
charge of the plaintiff
bags of fertilizer
final payment
sectorial weekly cocoa stock summary
sum of ghc
cocoa seasons
practice of the plaintiff
resignation letter
exhibit c series
statement of claim
plaintiff’s md
purchasing clerks recovery
such accounts
oral evidence
exhibits d
cocoa beans
evidence of both parties
turn advances money
clerk recovery of ghc
exhibit
district manager
cross-examination
said meeting
outstanding leave
copies of the fertilizer supply agreement
monthly meetings
beginning of each cocoa season
employee of the defendant
quality’ cocoa
satisfaction of the plaintiff
konongo depot
recovery of the sum

JUDGMENT

By a Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim issued from the Registry of this court on 14/12/2016, the Plaintiff which described itself as a Registered Licensed Cocoa Buying Company, claimed the following reliefs from the Defendant who was employed as a District Marketing Officer (DMO) in the Plaintiff Company:

i. Recovery of the sum of One Hundred and Forty- Two Thousand, One Hundred and Thirty- One Ghana Cedis (GHC 142,131.00) being the sum of money advanced to the Defendant by the Plaintiff for purchase of 424 and 437.73 bags of cocoa beans and fertilizers respectively but has failed to do so and the cost of Plaintiff’s fertilizers sold by the Defendant which he has refused to account for despite repeated demands on him by Plaintiff.

ii. Interest on the said sum mentioned in relief (i) at the prevailing bank lending rate from 28th May, 2012 up to the date of full and final payment.

iii. Cost on full indemnity basis.

BACKGROUND FACTS

According to the Plaintiff, the Defendant was t…

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