G.P.R.T.U OF T.U.C KUMASI
V.
SG- SSB BANK LIMITED

(2013) JELR 63837 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO.RPC/130/12 ·  29 Apr 2013 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ANGELINA MENSAH-HOMIAH (MRS.) JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
defendant bank
order
defendant
suit number c8
garnishee order
judgment creditor
accounts
garnishee proceedings
mr. agyei larbi
garnishee order nisi
cross-examination
order of the high court
civil actions
court order
plaintiff of the garnishee proceedings
date of final payment
evidence act
evidence of a particular fact
following order
mim branches
requisite degree of care
specific branch of gprtu
suit no. c8
telephone numbers
aboabo branches
above mentioned customers of the garnishee order
acts of recklessness
afia sarpong badu v
best evidence
case of barkers
continental plastics v imc industries
court cases
credible evidence
credit of the plaintiff
customers of the defendant bank
following issues
hearing notice
name daniel agyei larbi
payment of fifteen thousand ghana cedis
plaintiff’s case
reasonable third party
said amount
said court order
serious legal issues
standard of proof
such telephone call
various names
zambrama v zegbedzi

JUDGMENT

The Plaintiff caused a writ of summons to be issued against the Defendant Bank for the reliefs as set out below:

An order for the payment of Fifteen Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢15,000.00) being monies standing to the credit of the Plaintiff in its accounts with the Defendant as at 6th May, 2012 which account is numbered 0331010106476.

Interest on the said amount from 6th May, 2012 to the date of final payment at the prevailing commercial rate and

Costs.

The Plaintiff’s case was concise. It operated an account numbered 0331010106476 with the Defendant Bank. The Defendant paid out the sum endorsed on the writ of summons to a Judgment Creditor who is unknown to the Plaintiff, allegedly, upon a court order. The Plaintiff further averred that the said court order made no reference to them and accused the Defendant Bank of being reckless or negligent.

On its part, the Defendant alleged that the Plaintiff was informed of the Garnishee Proceedings through one of their officers and it was duly…

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