THE REPUBLIC
V.
NANA KRU PERKOH II EX-PARTE: NANA JOHN ERZOAH

(2002) JELR 63485 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  C.A NO.: 46/2000. ·  21 Mar 2002 ·  Ghana
CORAM
BENIN J.A. (Presiding), AKOTO-BAMFO (MRS.) J.A., OWUSU-ANSAH J.A
Core Terms Beta
court
respondent
interim injunction
high court
counsel
traditional council
functions of a chief
mere filing of an application
contempt of court
order of interim injunction
statement of claim
sufficient reason
trial court
trial judge
writ of summons
contempt proceedings
district court
facts of this case
filing of a statement of case
status quo
acting chief
chief of kokoase
chief of the said town of kokoase
contention of counsel
copy of this application
court order
first ground
following manner
former district courts
form of an action
high courts
instant appeal
judicial committees of the traditional councils
key points
kingmakers of the gyase stool family of kokoase
last ground of appeal
matter take steps
motion ex-parte
pendency of that matter
real issue
record shows
right place
second schedule
service of a motion
similar situation
statement of plaintiff
such function

BENIN, J.A

The facts of this case are as follows. On 20th March 1999, seven persons who claimed to be Kingmakers of the Gyase Stool Family of Kokoase in the Western Region of Ghana filed what was termed ‘Statement of Plaintiff's case’ before the Judicial Committee of the Wassa Fiase Traditional Council (WFTC) at Tarkwa seeking the destoolment of the respondent/appellant herein as the Chief of the said town of Kokoase. During the pendency of that matter, the plaintiffs therein applied for an order of interim injunction against the appellant herein before the Traditional Council seeking to restrain him "from acting as the Chief of Kokoase or parading as such pending the hearing and final determination of the petition herein and for the appointment of the Ebusuapanyin as the acting Chief........” It was filed on July 27, 1999. The record shows that the appellant was served with a copy of this application on the 28th of July 1999. On the 11th of August 1999 the applicant/respondent herein …

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