HARRIET ADWOA ACHIAA
V.
THOMAS AKUN-YONG & ANOTHER

(2012) JELR 69572 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO.OCC/46/11 ·  28 May 2012 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ANGELINA MENSAH-HOMIAH (MRS.) JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
vehicle
court
defendants
defendant
fact
plaintiff’s lawful attorney
sum of gh
price of gh
lawful attorney
united states
year of manufacture
credible evidence
instant case
sale of the vehicle
united states of america
above pieces of evidence
adwubeng v domfeh
civil cases
continental plastics v imc industries
contract of sale of goods
courts act
court settlement
cruise control
face of exhibit
face value
first day of use
general position
given case
nanor v auto parts ltd
own use
plaintiff’s case
plaintiff’s counsel
purchase of the said vehicle
purchase price of dodge caravan
reasonable period
recovery of money
required standard of proof
said vehicle
sale of goods act
schedule of payment
second tranche of gh
standard features
used vehicles of a particular make
valid contract of sale
zambrama v segbedzi

JUDGMENT

This is an action for recovery of money in the sum of GH¢12,000.00 being the purchase price of Dodge Caravan with registration number AS 2290 Z. It was alleged that the Plaintiff sold this vehicle to the Defendant in January, 2008.

The Plaintiff’s case was that the Defendants expressed interest in the purchase of the said vehicle. After negotiations, the Defendants are alleged to have accepted to buy it at the price of GH¢12,000.00 and further agreed on the schedule of payment. The plaintiff alleged that the Defendants failed to abide by the terms of payment after the vehicle had been delivered to them in January, 2008. The Defendant denied these assertions.

The 2nd Defendant’s case was that the Plaintiff pressurized her into buying the said vehicle at a time when she already had two cars. She further asserted that the oral agreement for the sale of the vehicle at the price of GH¢10,000 was between her and the Plaintiff alone. Subsequent to the sale, it turned out that the vehic…

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