Plaintiff is an employee of Defendant, the latter being a company duly registered to do banking business in Ghana. Plaintiff averred that, by letter dated 27th December, 2013 Defendant applied the following punitive sanctions against him:
i. Demotion from Officer Grade I to Officer Grade II
ii. Refund of an amount of GHC67,832.30 within three (3) months or be dismissed.
Plaintiff alleged that, the reasons given by Defendant for the above sanctions were the following captured in exhibit 13 (same as exhibit I):
i. Confirming payment of fraudulent cheque number 560949 dated 25/08/2011 for GHC67,832.30 in favour of Pentros Ventures, a customer of National Investment Bank, Takoradi.
ii. Relying on pre-payment advices signed by only one person whose name was not stated in the customer’s letter, even though provisions was made in the letter for two people to sign and contrary to the Bank’s circular dated 1st April, 2011 on pre-advice of cheques. This was also contrary to …