FELICIA NOVIENYO DOTSE
V.
DANIEL MCKORLEY AND COLONIAL PROPERTIES

(2019) JELR 107979 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. LD/0787/16 ·  5 Apr 2019 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HER LADYSHIP JUSTICE BARBARA TETTEH-CHARWAY
Core Terms Beta
plaintiffs
defendants
parcel of land
declaration of title
fence wall
composite plan
plaintiffs’ attorney
plaintiffs’ site plans
supreme court
approximate area
east legon
numo nmashie family
site plan
african institute of journalism
case of the plaintiffs
pergah transport ltd
plaintiffs’ case
possession of the land
significant shift
statement of claim
1st plaintiff
1st plaintiff’s land
1st plaintiff’s lease
2nd plaintiff’s land
2nd plaintiff’s lease
acquisition of the said land
business decision
case of the defendants
close of pleadings
court of appeal
cross-examination
east of nii obodai street
end of the cross-examination of the court
fundamental issue
further claim
identity of their land
land subject matter of that declaration
land title certificates
names of the 2nd plaintiff
plaintiff’s land
plot no. 70a
required evidence of the facts
respect of the mpehuasem lands
sanshie family of la
separate leases
totality of the evidence
witness statements

JUDGMENT 

The Plaintiffs, Felicia Novienyo Dotse and Patience A. Dotse, issued a writ against the  Defendants, Daniel Mc Korley and Colonial Properties for declaration of title, recovery of  possession and perpetual injunction restraining the Defendants from entering onto the  Plaintiff’s land.  

Plaintiffs’ case as gleaned from their statement of claim is that sometime in the year 2006 the  1st Plaintiff acquired a parcel of land measuring 0.67 acre situate at Mpehuasem (East Legon  from the Sanshie family of La. Upon acquisition of the said land, she was issued with a site  plan and she immediately took possession of the land and erected a fence wall around it. She  subsequently divided the land into two by constructing a wall to separate one plot from the  other. She then instructed her grantors to prepare two separate leases in the names of the 2nd Plaintiff and herself. 

According to Plaintiffs, the 1st Plaintiff’s land is described as: 

All that piece or parcel of land known as …

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