SAMUEL HORACE QUARTEY
V.
BARCLAYS BANK GHANA LIMITED AND ANOTHER

(2017) JELR 69735 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. HRCM 219/15 ·  28 Apr 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE GIFTY AGYEI ADDO HIGH COURT JUDGE.
Core Terms Beta
applicant
court
funds
conduct
applicant’s account
discretionary power
executive director
business entity
constitution of the republic of ghana
date of final payment
democratic society
freezing order
own property
personal liberty
public safety
respondent states
1st respondent
account of the applicant
accused person
alleged crime
amount of losses
breach of his fundamental human rights
compensatory amount
constitution states
court of all alleged criminal offences
court’s view
criminal trial
cross-examination
effect of this chain of events
exhibit shq
fundamental human rights
high court
legal services
money laundering act
organised crime office
receipt of the funds
receipt of the said usd
respect of the bank
respondents of the material claims
state agencies
status quo
subsequent discharge of the applicant
tax evasion
types of transactions
united states of american dollars

The Applicant prays the Court for a declaration that the conduct of the 1st Respondent was wrongful and in breach of his fundamental human rights as enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992.

Secondly, the Applicant prays for an order directed at the 1st Respondent to pay him a compensatory amount of Five Hundred and Thirty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢530,000.00) being the amount of losses he has incurred since 2012.

The Applicant further seeks interests on the amount of GH¢530,000.00 from May 2012 until the date of final payment as well as costs and any other order or orders as the Court may deem meet. The undisputed facts that have given rise to this suit is that sometime in April, 2012, one Veldonna Retel transferred the sum of Twenty-four Thousand United States of American Dollars (USD 24,000.00) to the Applicant through the Applicant’s account with the 1st Respondent. The 1st Respondent reported its receipt of the said USD 24,000.00, to the Financial Intelligence Ce…

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