NANCY LARYEA AND AGNES LARYEA
V.
JAMES ADJEI AND 4 OTHERS

(2006) JELR 65761 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO. C.A. 46/2002 ·  17 Feb 2006 ·  Ghana
CORAM
FARKYE JA [PRESIDING], ABBAN JA [MRS.], MARFUL SAU J.A
Core Terms Beta
evidence
co-defendant
kweiki quaynor
plaintiffs
respondents
defendants
house no. e.
2nd respondent
learned trial judge
yemoteley ashong
trial judge
letters of administration
late kweiki quaynor
cross-examination
purported documents
1st respondent
additional grounds of appeal
circuit court
deceased mother
declaration of ownership
defence counsel
dw1
ebenezer asiamah of the valuation department
evidence of the accra metropolitan assembly
evidence of the plaintiff
evidence ought
facts of this case
finding of the trial judge
following orders
following reliefs
inter alia
joint owners of the said property
judgment of his honour g.n. minta
land valuation board list vol.
material issues
material witness
mother kweiki quaynor
original ground of appeal
ownership of the property
owners of the property
proof of the ownership of the property
property rates bills
statement of claim
supreme court
theresa laryea
weight of evidence

JUDGMENT

ABBAN, JA

This is an appeal against the judgment of His Honour G.N. Minta sitting at the Circuit Court, Accra and delivered on 5th February 2002 which judgment went against the Co-Defendant/Appellant.

The Plaintiffs (hereinafter called the Respondents) issued out a writ for the recovery of possession of all the rooms the defendants occupy in House No. E. 487/16, Maamobi, Accra. The Co-Defendant (hereinafter called the Appellant) counter-claimed for the following reliefs:—

1. A declaration that House No. E. 487/16, Maamobi belonged to Yemoteley Ashong (Deceased).

2. A declaration that the distribution of the Estate done by the elders after the demise of Yemoteley Ashong was valid; or in the alternative.

3. An order for the distribution of the Estate of Yamoteley Ashong to her children.

4. A declaration of ownership to the late Kweiki Quaynor and Co-Defendant, Madam Afua Allotey.

5 . A declaration that the purported documents on the house are void.

6. An order of perpetual injunction re…

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