MASAUDU MODI
V.
RITA ACQUAH

(2015) JELR 107822 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. RPC/64613 ·  29 Oct 2015 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
defendant
plaintiff
interest
duress
parties
1st october
exhibit a
case
financial assistance
aforementioned amount
business man
legal action
particular issue
sufficient evidence
balance of gh110
commercial activity
exhibit a.
financial assistance of a total of ghs100
financial assistance of gh100
following issues
friend’s money
general principle
general principle of law
husband moses arhinful acquah
own money
persuasive burden of proof
photocopies of some cheques
photocopy cheques
plaintiff’s case
recovery of the sum of gh110
reference brobbey jsc
reply plaintiff
south eastern railway co
specified time
statement of claim
statement of defence defendant
success of his case
title deeds of her husband
tribunal of fact
undue influence
viscount maugham
witness ibrahim abdul halid

J U D G M E N T 

Plaintiff herein commenced action against the defendant seeking  the following reliefs: 

a. Recovery of the sum of GH110, 000 from the defendant being  amount owed plaintiff by defendant on account of financial  assistance advanced to defendant by plaintiff. 

b. Interest on the aforementioned amount at the current bank  rate commencing from 1st October 2013 till date of final  payment 

c. Costs 

Plaintiff a business man alleges that on or about June 2013  defendant requested financial assistance of a total of GHS100, 000  from him to purchase some items for her business to be repaid  within a period of one week. That not having his own money he gave  defendant a friend’s money which he had in his possession and was to return to the friend after using same for his own business. That this was made known to defendant who undertook to pay back  GHS120,000 within a week. Defendant after receipt of the money  failed to pay back as agreed within a week. She rather gave him phot…

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