RICHARD OPATA
V.
LAWRENCE KWEKU AZAMETSI

(2017) JELR 108680 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. LDA/0003/2016 ·  9 May 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
EMMANUEL AMO YARTEY
Core Terms Beta
land
plaintiff
defendants
parties
trial judge
arbitration award
said land
subject matter
trial court
findings of fact
learned judge
properties of osofo yaw
recovery of possession
district court
following reliefs
j. f. wulff
land title certificate
preponderance of probabilities
properties of epode
sufficient evidence
trite learning
acts of trespass
a. declaration of title
allocation of the burden of proof
arbitration committee award
beneficial owner of the land
case of the plaintiff
conclusive evidence
counter claim
declaration of ownership of a piece
evaluation of the entire evidence
exact determination of the situation of parties lands
family head of aboa kofi family
judgment of the district magistrate court
lands commission
land title certificate no. td
legal principle
main grounds
piece of land
plaintiff’s case
plaintiff’s claim
property of wule family
real standard
record of proceedings
registration of that land
weight of the evidence

JUDGMENT 

This is an appeal against the judgment of the District Magistrate Court, Dodowa dated 3rd December, 2013. 

At the trial court the Plaintiff asked for the following reliefs against the Defendants: 

1. Declaration of ownership of a piece of land situate and lying at a place commonly  known and called Ponpontiso at Amaganya and covering an approximate area of 4.68 acres and bounded as follows; on the East by the properties of Osofo Yaw and J. F. Wulff, on the South by properties of Epode, Okoe Mensah and Okoe Annan, on the West by properties of J. F. Wulff and Amankwa and North by the properties of Soa Agbeve/Azamatsi.

2. GH¢5,000.00 (Five Thousand Ghana Cedis) special and general damages for  trespass. 

3. Perpetual injunction restraining the Defendants, their workers, servants, privies  from further entering the said land. 

4. Cost. 

The Defendants per their statement of defence, counterclaimed for the following reliefs  against the Plaintiff: 

A. Declaration of title to the piece …

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