AMMA A. GAISIE (MRS.) JA
This is an appeal from the Judgment of the High Court Tema dated 8th November, 2010 wherein judgment was entered in favour of the Plaintiff/Respondent as follows:
1. The Defendant is hereby ordered to refund to the Plaintiff Twenty Three Thousand United States Dollars (US$23000.00) or its cedi equivalent being the total amount the Plaintiff paid to the Defendant for the acquisition of two residential plots of land and to embark on the construction of a house.
2. Interest at the prevailing bank rate from 2007 to the date of final payment.
3. Cost of GH¢20,000.00 against the Defendant.
The Plaintiff is a retired teacher while the Defendant is an Architect in private practice. It is the Plaintiff’s case that in 2005, she met the Defendant in New York who informed her that he was a real estate developer and was constructing a gated Community at Prampram Lalue. The Defendant convinced her to buy a residential plot of land within the…