SENATOR HOTEL GHANA LTD
V.
NANA ERNEST AIDOO

(2018) JELR 69686 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  SUIT NO. H1/44/2018 ·  31 Oct 2018 ·  Ghana
CORAM
MARIAMA OWUSU J.A (PRESIDING), HENRY A. KWOFIE J.A, AMMA GAISIE J.A
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destruction of hotel records
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HENRY KWOFIE J.A:

This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court (Commercial Division) Kumasi dated the 21st of February 2017.

By a writ of summons filed on the 11th of February 2015, the plaintiff claimed against the defendant the following reliefs:

a) An order for the recovery of an amount of Sixty Four Thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢64000) being rent arrears from May to December 2014.

b) Interest on the said amount at the prevailing bank rate from December 2014 till date of final payment.

c) An order for the recovery of an amount of Fifty Eight Thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢58000) being the cost of the plaintiff’s properties which were destroyed by the defendant.

d) An order for the recovery of an amount of Twenty Five Thousand, one hundred and Eighteen Ghana cedis, Thirty two pesewas (GH¢25,118.32) being the cost of electricity bills consumed by the defendant from January 2013 to December 2014.

e) General damages for loss of customers due to the destruction of hotel records by the defenda…

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