REPUBLIC
V.
ISMAIL BAWAH EXPARTE LYDIA AKOSUA

(2018) JELR 107863 (HC)    
High Court  ·  CR/908/2017 ·  27 Nov 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
GEORGE K. KOOMSON
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corporate entity
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development work
district court
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george k. koomson
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interlocutory injunction
ismail bawa
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s. k. boateng
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sufficient evidence
wilful breach of a clear order

J U D G M E N T 

In this application the Applicant pray this Court for an order committing the Respondent  herein for contempt of Court in that the Respondent has in complete disregard and utter  contempt of the order restraining him, his heirs and assigns, agents, and workers from any  development work on the land until the substantive suit is determined, continued the  development of the land in dispute. 

Briefly, the material facts which gave rise to the present application are that the Applicant’s  principal issued a Writ of Summons in suit No. LD/0316/2016 titled LYDIA AKOSUA  ADWOO ANIM v. ISMAIL BAWA and ANOR, on the 18th January, 2016, asking for the  following reliefs:  

1. A declaration that by a conveyance dated 8th March, 1986 made between the  Plaintiff and Nii Nortey Adjeifio now deceased acting for the Kle Musum Family,  the family’s interest in the land described therein was conveyed to the Plaintiff. 

2. A declaration that any registration of the said land by the 2nd Def…

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