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FELIX ENGSALIGE NYAABA V. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

(2017) JELR 63648 (HC)

High Court  •  SUIT NO. HRCM/353/2015  •  4 Jul 2017  •  Ghana

Coram
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO J HIGH COURT JUDGE

Judgement

The instant application is brought under Article 33 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992 and order 67 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (C. I. 47) for the protection or enforcement of the fundamental human rights and freedoms of individuals.

The Reliefs sought are as follows:

1. A declaration that the said conviction and sentencing was a ferocious breach of my inalienable inviolable fundamental human rights enshrined in the 1992 Constitution particularly Article 14 (1), Article 14 (2), Article 19 (2d), Article 15 (1), Article 19 (1) and Article 21 (g).

2. Also an Order directed at the State to pay to the Applicant an amount of Five Million Ghana Cedis (GH¢5,000.000.00) as compensation for my wrongful conviction and sentence.

3. Costs and legal fees.

The Applicant’s plaint is that he was charged with indecent assault contrary to section

103 of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) and was arraigned before the Circuit Court presided over by her Honour, Sedina Ag…

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