THE REPUBLIC
V.
CHRAJ AND TWO OTHERS; EX PARTE: BENJAMIN YIN ABUDU

(2017) JELR 65669 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. HR/0044/2016 ·  31 Jul 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO J HIGH COURT JUDGE
Core Terms Beta
decision
applicant
court
ghana police service
deaf ears
present action
supreme court
case of the applicant
mr. abudu
receiving institution fails
rule of law
absolute terms
acts of his superiors
commission of the human rights
constitution states
date of his decision
date of his dismissal
date of the institution of this action
discretionary duty
ex parte
following conditions
following decision
following findings
following reliefs
further states
grant of this application
high court
human rights
impugned actions
judicial review
mr. yin abudu’s superiors
nature of mandamus
plaint of the applicant
police service
reason of an allegation
respondent states
review of the record of proceedings
said permits
service enquiry of the complainant
statutory duty of a public nature
statutory retirement age
such remedy
view of the above analysis
yin abudu

JUDGMENT

Per the amended motion on notice for judicial review (pursuant to leave granted on 3rd November, 2016, by this Court differently constituted) filed on 8th November, 2016, the Applicant seeks the following reliefs:

a. An order to compel the 1st Respondent to take action to enforce its decision dated 8th April, 2015, against the 2nd Respondent in accordance with Section 18 of Act 456 or in the alternative.

b. An order for the Applicant to directly enforce the decision against the 2nd Respondent.

The specific relief by way of judicial review, although not expressly stated, is in the nature of mandamus having regard to the import of Relief (a) of the application. The plaint of the Applicant, from his thirty-three paragraphed affidavit in support of the application, is as follows:

That he is an ex-police officer of the Ghana police service who was enlisted in the Ghana police service in 1972. That he rose through the ranks to the position of Assistant-Superintendent of police in 2005.

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