(2018) JELR 63735 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: GJ/273/2019 ·  10 Dec 2018 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
case of the applicant
instant application
customary law practices
irreparable damage
case of the respondents
nii ebenezer yemo odoi
1st defendant
3rd respondents
naa okailey family
sons funeral home
1st respondent
funeral rites of the late mankralo of obom
further order
order of interlocutory injunction
above learned counsel
activities of the defendants
challenge of his authority
copies of the statement of claim
copy of the publication
deceased nii yemoh odoi
deposit of the body of the late mankralo
determination of this suit
divisional chief of obom stool
frimpong v
funeral rites of the mankralo
ghana court of appeal
grant of the injunctive order
head of the said naa okaikor
honourable court
legal arguments of counsel
legal authorities
naa okaikar
obom family
occupant of the obom stool
order of the court
paragraph affidavit
paramount chief
perpetual injunction
registry of this court
respondents attempt
royal families
said naa okailey family of obom
sempe stool paramountcy of the ga state
supplementary affidavit of the plaintiff
then chief of obom
traditions of the obom people of the sempe paramountcy
utter bad faith


i. Introduction:

[1] The Plaintiff issued a writ on the 15th day of November, 2018 at the registry of this court for the reliefs set out here below:-

i. A declaration that it is the Occupant of the Obom Stool who ought to preside over the funeral rites of the Mankralo, Nii Ebenezer Yemo Odoi;

ii. A declaration that the activities of the Defendants in trying to organize the burial and funeral rites of the late Mankralo of Obom is contrary to the customary law practices, customs and traditions of the Obom people of the Sempe Paramountcy;

iii. A declaration that the Naa Okaikar and Naa Okailey family is not known at Obom and neither does it have any role to lay in the burial and funeral rites of the late Mankralo of Obom;

iv. An order of the court directed at the Defendants to hand over all documents covering the deposit of the body of the late Mankralo of Obom to the Plaintiff to enable him take the body and organize the burial and final funeral rites of the said Mankralo of Obom.

v. Pe…

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