AMUAH-SEKYI J.S.C.: The plaintiffs are civil engineers and the defendant was their general manager. In 1984 the plaintiffs issued a writ against the defendant claiming the following reliefs:
“1. The return of the machinery, equipment and other goods the property of the plaintiffs listed in the attached letter dated 14 September 1984 from W.A.N. Adumua-Bossman to the defendant.
2. ¢7 million damages for the wrongful detention of the said listed goods.
3. Mesne profits as from 17 September 1984 at the rate of ¢1,885,000 per month of 20 working days or in the alternative at the rate of ¢94,250 per day until judgment herein or the delivery up of possession of the said listed goods. 4. Further or other relief as in the circumstances may be just, including, in particular, a perpetual injunction restraining the defendant, whether by himself, his servants, agents or privies whomsoever, from retaining or using any one or more of the said listed goods for any purpose whatsoever whilst in his posse…