FRANCIS ASIEDU AGYEMFRA
V.
SCANCOM LTD

(2016) JELR 107712 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. AD 72/2014 ·  28 Apr 2016 ·  Ghana
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COL. KOFI DANSO (RTD.) ESQ. FOR THE PLAINTIFF EDWARD DANKWA ESQ. HOLDING BRIEF FOR SAMUEL CUDJOE ESQ. FOR THE DEFENDAN
CORAM
H/L NOVISI A. ARYENE (MRS.)
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
defendant
april
messages
conditions of the promotion
grand prize
message
winner of the grand prize
8th april
burden of persuasion
following message
game of chance
loss of time
plaintiff ought
promotional messages
reasonable doubt
7th april
civil trial
cross examination
false statement
promotion competition
psychological distress
8th june
cell phone number mtn
civil suit
correct answers
criminal act
criminal action
deceit of the plaintiff
defendant’s website
emotional trauma
evidence act
following relief
further defence of the action
general damages of gh
grand prize of gh
john teye
letters defendant
mental distress
national newspapers
reasonable person
representation of fact
supreme court
text messages
witness statement
w.v.h rogers

JUDGMENT 

Plaintiff claims against defendant the following relief: 

General damages of GH₵300,000 for inducing the Plaintiff on 8th of April 2013 by deceit  through text messages sent by the Defendant to his cell phone number MTN 0244267558 that the  Plaintiff had won or was about to be declared winner of MTN DREAM BIG XTREME  PROMOTION a promotion competition mounted by Defendant in December 2012 in which the  Plaintiff participated actively upon invitation by the Defendant, when the Defendant knew the  promotion had ended on the 7th of April, 2013 thereby causing the Plaintiff mental and  psychological distress, loss of time, money and effort and injury to his feelings and dignity. 

In December 2012, Defendant mounted a promotion competition named “MTN DREAM  BIG EXTREME PROMOTION” with a grand prize of GH₵150,000.00. By the terms and  conditions of the promotion which was widely publicized in the national newspapers and at  Defendant’s website, the promotion was to start at 0:00:01 …

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