NII DAA NYINAA-NSE II AND 4 OTHERS EX PARTE F.K.A. COMPANY LIMITED
This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court, Land Division, Accra wherein the appellants, convicted contemnors, were sentenced to fines as well as to the execution of bonds to be of good behaviour for two years or in default one month imprisonment with hard labour.
These are the matters antecedent to the present appeal:
The applicant/respondent (hereafter referred to as the respondent) brought an application before the High Court seeking an order of committal of the respondents/appellants (hereafter referred to as the appellants) for contempt of court. The application was supported by a twenty-one paragraph affidavit of the 9th of April 2010, and also by three supplementary affidavits dated 28th April 2010, 15th November 2010, and 1st March 2011.
The respondent is the owner of an expanse of land described as being and lying at New Weija, measuring 95.194 acres, per a customary grant of same from Nii Anto Nyame, former Chief of Weija in 1980 to its Managing Direct…