(1962) JELR 69679 (HC)    
High Court  ·  7 May 1962 ·  Ghana
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[1962] 1 GLR 328
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nathaniel tagoe
akumadjey stool
mango trees
elder of the stool
exhibit j
oil palm trees
opete kpakpo lands
abose okai
african court of appeal
declaration of his title
deed of conveyance
document exhibit l
effective possession
long time
occupation of a subject
privy council
said pieces of land
akumadjey stool p.w.
date of the registration of the plaintiff
deed exhibit c
deeds of conveyance
edward john bruce
exhibits g
first question of fact
following question
form portion of abose okai
great deal
john cofie parry
judgment exhibit j shows
judgment of the land court1
parcel of land
parcels of land
piece of land
pieces of land
portion of the eastern block of land
proof of possession
property of the akumadjey stool
reason of the fact
recovery of possession
said abose okai
said claims
said edward john bruce
said john cofie parry
suit nii ayikai
title deeds
vendor d.w.1
western piece of the land

OLLENNU J.: In this suit the plaintiff claims an order for recovery of possession, injunction, and damages for trespass; the said claims are in respect of two pieces or parcels of land separated by a proposed road, which are fully described in paragraphs (i) and (ii) of the endorsement on his writ of summons, and delineated on a plan tendered in evidence as exhibit E. The said pieces of land are situate at Abose Okai, and form portion of Abose Okai, otherwise known as Opete Kpakpo, lands. The said Abose Okai or Opete Kpakpo lands were in a suit Nii Ayikai II v. Nii Abossey Okai II declared the property of the Akumadjey stool by a judgment of the Land Court1(1) affirmed by a judgment of the West African Court of Appeal,2(2) and upheld by the Privy Council.3(3) The Privy Council judgment is exhibit J in this suit.

By two deeds of conveyance, exhibits G and F, the first dated the 22nd February, 1947, and registered as No. 1167/1947, the second dated the 24th February, 1947, and registered…

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