SAMUEL OFORI
V.
MARY ABOABO ANNANG

(2017) JELR 108666 (HC)    
High Court  ·  FAL/804/12 ·  15 Feb 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
JUSTICE ANTHONY OPPONG
Core Terms Beta
1st defendant
land
2nd defendant
mrs. nketia
mr.
surveyor
disputed land
dispute
mr. prempeh
parcel of land
police headquarters
favour of mr.
married couple
perpetual injunction
piece of land
subject matter of this dispute
2nd defendant’s grant
act of 1st defendant
act of 2nd defendant
actual possession of the land
agreed price of the plot
close of the pleadings
consensual evidence
cost of gh
course of the pendency of the case
defendants
evidence of the parties
grant of the disputed land
lands commission
learned lawyer
material fact
mrs. kissi hammond
mrs. millicent kissi hammond
plaintiffs’ references
plaintiffs’ vendor
plots of land
present case
price of gh
similar situation
statement of claim
statement of defence of 2nd defendant
stiff resistance

J U D G M E N T  

Plaintiffs are married couple who claimed they are joint owners of a  piece or parcel of land situate at Baatsona Spintex, the subject matter of this  suit. They claimed to have acquired the land from 1st Defendant in May 2010.  They subsequently registered the land and obtained land Title Certificate No.  TD6518. 

Plaintiffs averred that the piece of land they acquired was bare and that  they conducted a search at the Lands Commission before they bought the  land and the search disclosed that the land belonged to Annang Family of  Nungua, their vendor. 

Plaintiffs averred further that they took actual possession of the land  by moulding blocks on the land for construction of a fence wall around the  land. 

However, somewhere in April, 2012, Plaintiffs stated that, while digging  gup the foundation for the construction, the 2nd Defendant attacked their  workers and sacked them from the land and laid claim to the land. The  dispute arising from the act of 2nd Defenda…

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