OKOBENG MINING COMPANY LTD. & ANOR
V.
THE MINISTER MINISTRY FOR NATIONAL SECURITY & ANOR

(2020) JELR 107787 (HC)    
High Court  ·  HR/086/2019 ·  15 Dec 2020 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE GIFTY AGYEI ADDO

JUDGMENT 

INTRODUCTION

On 16th August 2019, the Applicants originated the instant action. On the face of the motion paper, the application is said to be premised on Article 33 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992 and Order 67 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (C.I. 47). In addition to this, the Applicant states that the Application is brought under the inherent jurisdiction of the Court. The reliefs sought are as follows:

i. Declaration that the continuous seizure and confiscation of Applicants’ property aforesaid is unreasonable, wrongful, and arbitrary.

ii. Order to 1st Respondent to release the gold belonging to the Applicants and in its custody to the Applicants.

iii. Order to Respondents and consequently the State to compensate the Applicants as assessed by the court for their loss of income attributable to the conduct of the Respondents operatives aforesaid.

iv. General damages for wrongful seizure of property and effective closure of Applicants’ business.

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