REPUBLIC
V.
KWAKU TEYE EXPARTE EMMANUEL T AMANQUAH

(2015) JELR 107677 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BMISC 1010/2015 ·  24 Nov 2015 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE PATIENCE MILLS TETTEH (MRS.)
Core Terms Beta
respondents
applicants
judicial committee
contempt
high court
7th defendants
7th respondent
contempt application
king makers
court
interlocutory injunction
2nd respondent
5th defendant
7th defendant
law of chieftaincy
public declaration
applicants’ afore
applicants’ motion
chieftaincy procedure
deliberate act of contempt
enstool 6th
exparte fosuhehe
gbetsile kpone
grant of the order
installation of a chief
instant application
interlocutory application
locus classicus
order of committal
order of interim injunction
order of interlocutory injunction
order of perpetual injunction
provisions of section
public outdooring
purporting nomination election
respondents’ motion
said act
said act of the respondents
said petition
specified period of time
spite of the pending matter
strict compliance of the rules
various stages

RULING 

This is a motion for an order of committal for contempt. The supporting  affidavit attached deposed to the fact that on the 16th of June 2015 the applicants herein caused to be instituted an action against the Respondents in the Judicial committee of the greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs  seeking the following reliefs:  

i. A declaration that the purporting nomination election and pending  enstoolment of the 6th and 7th defendant as Mantse and Mankralo  respectively of Gbetsile Kpone is null and void and of no legal  effect and same is contrary to customary practice of the people of  Gbetsile and Kpone traditional area  

ii. A Declaration that the 1st to 5th defendant have no traditional  capacity to nominate elect and enstool the 6th and 7th defendant as Mantse and Mankralo of Gbetsile Kpone 

iii. An order to set aside the purported nomination election and  pending enstoolment of the 6th and 7th defendants as Mantse and  Mankralo of Gbetsile  

iv. An order of interim injuncti…

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