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COBBLAH V. OKRAKU

(1961) JELR 65933 (HC)

High Court  •  20 Nov 1961  •  Ghana

Coram
OLLENNU J

Judgement

OLLENNU J.: The claim of the plaintiff is for damages for trespass and injunction, and the subject-matter of the suit is a piece of land situate in an area west of Accra town, popularly known as Lartebiokorshie and south of a settlement known as Sarbon Zongo. The plaintiff who is a subject of Sempe stool claims that the land in dispute was granted and conveyed to him by the Sempe stool in 1947 by deed of gift dated the 8th December, 1947, and he was placed in possession of the same. He pleaded that his possession of the land was invaded in 1952 by one Bruno, who in spite of all warnings built on a portion of the land upon the authority of one Modua Abrahams; in consequence of that trespass the plaintiff sued the said Bruno and the said Modua Abrahams and recovered judgment against them for declaration of his title, and for recovery of possession of the land with the buildings thereon. He pleaded further that in May, 1960 the defendant also trespassed upon a portion of his said land an…

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