GIFTY MAWUENYEGA-TEHODA
V.
THE INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE & THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL

(2017) JELR 107492 (HC)    
High Court  ·  HR 9/13 ·  31 Mar 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO, J
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
bureau of national investigations
statement of claim
plaintiff’s relief
2nd defendant
high court
inspector general of police
malicious prosecution
record of proceedings
cross-examination
narcotic drugs
police service
service enquiry
unit commander
way of damages
african examination council
attorney general
constitution of the republic of ghana
criminal trial
detention of the plaintiff
director general
end of the evidence
plaintiff’s action
plaintiff’s prosecution
unlawful detention
1st defendant
action of the plaintiff
basis of the service enquiry
book states
civil proceedings
course of the trial
criminal offence
curtailment of plaintiff
date 12th january
enforcement of her fundamental human rights
following day
following reliefs
grant of bail
learned writer kofi kumado
open court
person of superintendent felix mawusie
preliminary objection
reasonable suspicion
said detention
s dismissal
second defendants
suit evidence
trial officer national police headquarters
wrongful dismissal

J U D G M E N T

By her Originating Motion filed on 10th September, 2012, the Plaintiff before this Court applied for the enforcement of her fundamental human rights under Article 33 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992 and Order 67 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2014 (C.I 47).

The action as instituted was against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), the Trial Officer National Police Headquarters, The Director General, Bureau of National Investigations and the Attorney General as the first, second, third and fourth Respondents respectively.

On record is the Plaintiff’s action by a Writ of Summons accompanied by a Statement of Claim filed on 6th November, 2012, against the Attorney General and the Inspector General of Police as first and second Defendants respectively.

The record of proceedings indicate that the suit evidence was received by this Court in Suit Number HRC9/13, the same suit number on the Writ of Summons filed by the Plaintiff on 10th September…

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