REPUBLIC
V.
EHA II AND OTHERS; EX PARTE TOGOBO AND OTHERS

(2005) JELR 69885 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  15 Apr 2005 ·  Ghana
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Other Citations
[2003-2005] 1 GLR 328
CORAM
ASARE KORANG JA, AKOTO-BAMFO JA, OSEI JA
Core Terms Beta
appellants
fourth appellant
installation
motion
petitions
contempt
learned trial judge
respondents
trial judge
appeal
adjudicating body
amega patrick agboada
awoamefia of anlo
fourth appellants
judicial committee
single event
acts of the appellants
confinement of the fourth appellant
contempt proceedings
facts
installation of the awoamefia of anlo
judicial process
narh v dombo
purported nomination
additional grounds of appeal
ample evidence
appellants of contempt of court
applicant-respondents
basis of this finding
case of contempt of court
company of others
contempt application
decision of the court
first of the petitions
first respondent
following deposition
fourth respondent
fourth respondent-appellants
high court
issues of relevance
legal sense
maximum period
order of interim injunction
original ground of appeal
original grounds of appeal
said amega patrick agboada
sound basis
stool of awoamefia
third respondent
total lack of proof

JUDGEMENT

Asare Korang JA. On 26 November 2003 Richard Apaloo J (as he then was) sitting in the High Court, Ho found the first, second, third and fourth respondent-appellants (hereinafter referred to as the appellants) guilty of contempt and fined each of them ¢l million or in default, a sentence of one month’s imprisonment. In addition, the respondents were each mulcted in costs of ¢300, 000 and bonded to be of good behaviour for twelve months, or in default, a sentence of three months’ imprisonment.

The contempt proceedings were founded upon a complaint by the applicant-respondents (hereinafter referred to as the respondents) that the appellants had, during the pendency and in defiance of three petitions challenging the purported nomination, election, installation and confinement of the fourth appellant in this appeal, Amega Patrick Agboada, and a motion for an order of interim injunction filed in addition to the first of the petitions, purported to outdoor the said Amega Patrick Agbo…

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