THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF THE UNIFICATION CHURCH OF GHANA AS REPRESENTED BY EDWARD ABOAGYE AND ANOTHER
V.
MUSTAPHA MOHAMMED AND 9 OTHERS

(2018) JELR 65572 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO.HI/19/17 ·  16 Jan 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
IRENE CHARITY LARBI MRS. J.A (PRESIDING), L. L. MENSAH (J.A), ANGELINA M. DOMAKYAAREH MRS. (J.A)
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IRENE CHARITY LARBI (MRS) J.A.

This interlocutory appeal emanates from the ruling of the High Court, Agona Swedru dated 12th November, 2015.

The brief facts are these;

By a writ filed at the Registry of the High Court, Agona Swedru on 30th January, 2014, the Plaintiffs sought the following reliefs against the Defendants:

a. A declaration of title to all that piece or parcel of a land situate lying and being at West Kasoa i.e. Kasoa Odupong Kpehe in the Central Region of Ghana which land is more particularly described in their indenture dated 10th June 1986 and registered as CR 378/91.

b. General Damages for trespass.

c. Recovery of possession.

d. An order of the Honourable Court directed at the 9th Defendant to expunge the name of Mustapha Plus from its records and replace it with that of the Plaintiffs Church.

e. Any further order or orders as this Honourable Court would deem fit in the circumstances.

Accompanying the writ was a 16 paragraph statement of claim which set out the case of the Pl…

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