SABINA ANDAM & ANOR.
V.
DANIEL LIGHT AMOAH & ANOR.

(2008) JELR 69818 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  SUIT NO.: HI/192/07 ·  13 Mar 2008 ·  Ghana
CORAM
R.C. OWUSU J. A. [PRESIDING], MARFUL-SAU J. A., YAW APPAU J. A.
Core Terms Beta
evidence
land
exhibit
lease
plaintiffs
record
appeal
document
respondents
1st plaintiff
ahiaku family
defendants
record of appeal
2nd defendants
yellow cards
2nd plaintiff
additional grounds
circuit court
declaration of title
notice of appeal
parcel of land
trial court
weight of evidence
15th day of june
additional issues
appellants
appellate court
brief facts of the case
cross-examination
crucial documentary evidence
date 20th february
daughter of 1st plaintiff
end of the trial
finding of the judge
findings of the court
following grounds of appeal
following issues
fundamental issue
judgment of the accra circuit court
land titled registry
learned judge’s judgment
main grounds of appeal
owners of the land
plaintiffs claim
public institutions
said exhibit
said grounds
support of the findings
trial judge
yellow card

MARFUL-SAU J.A. :

This appeal is against the judgment of the Accra Circuit Court dated the 19th July 2005. The Plaintiffs/Respondents issued a writ of summons against the Defendants/Appellants for the following reliefs.

i. Recovery of possession of the piece of parcel of land with building thereon situate at Kwashieman, Accra comprised in the lease dated 15th day of June 1990 between the Ahiaku family and the 2nd Plaintiff.

ii. Declaration of title to the land described in (i) above.

iii. Perpetual injunction against the 1st and 2nd Defendants.

iv. Cost.

The brief facts of the case are that the 1st and 2nd Defendants were tenants in a four-room building at Kwashieman, Accra. The Owners of the land and the four-room building decided to sell the property. The Defendants together with their father approached the 1st Plaintiff, who happened to be the wife of Defendants father and persuaded her to purchase the property. This was to prevent the ejection of the Defendants if a stranger bought the …

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