YAA ACHIAA
V.
AKWASI AMPATE

(2012) JELR 63912 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL SUIT NO. H1/71/2011 ·  17 Jan 2012 ·  Ghana
CORAM
MARIAMA OWUSU (MISS) J.A. (PRESIDING),F.G. KORBIEH J.A. ,IRENE C. DANQUAH (MS.) J.A.
Core Terms Beta
respondent
judgment
counsel
case
high court judge
court
disputed land
high court
trial court
weight of evidence
evidence act
instant case
kwaku kyeame
appellants’ ancestors
district magistrate
favour of the appellant
grounds of appeal
learned judge
additional grounds
declaration of title
evidence of the plaintiffs
first plaintiff
issue of undisturbed physical possession
parcel of land
part of the plaintiff
traditional evidence
adjeibi kojo vrs bonsie
akyere kwaku sarfo
benin stool lands
case of the defendant
decision of the district court
defendant ancestor
fellow boundary owner
following cases
judgment of the learned magistrate
justice mariama owusu
law of license
mere licensee
ors vs. anane
part of the said land
party’s ancestor
piece of land
plaintiff ancestor
plaintiffs claim
receipt of the record of proceedings
respondent’s recent claim
such circumstances
undisturbed possession of the disputed land
<p>JUDGMENT</p><p>By his writ of summons, the plaintiffs claim from the defendant the following reliefs.</p><p>1. Declaration of Title by 1<sup>st</sup> plaintiff for a piece of land situate and lying at Akyere, a village near Mampong/Ashanti at a place commonly known and called Akyere on Benin Stool lands bounded by the properties of Opanin Kwame Obeng (Deceased) now succeeded by Kwaku Kyeame, Kwame Donkor (Deceased) now succeeded by defendant, Akyere Kwaku Sarfo (Deceased) now succeeded by 1<sup>st</sup> plaintiff and river Kyirimfa which the defendant is unlawfully claiming title to same despite repeated demands.</p><p>2. 2<sup>nd</sup> plaintiff claims for the sum of ¢1,680,000.00 being the cost of oil palm trees and food crops grown by 2<sup>nd</sup> Plaintiff and burnt by the defendant, his servants or agents without the authority of 1<sup>st</sup> or 2<sup>nd</sup> plaintiff.</p><p>Upon service of the writ of summons on the defendant, the latter appeared in court and pleaded NOT LIABLE.</p><p>The D…
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