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FRANCIS KORANTENG V. CROCODILE MATCHETS (GH) LIMITED

(2010) JELR 63760 (HC)

High Court  •  SUIT NO: INDL/22/10  •  9 Jul 2010  •  Ghana

Coram
JUSTICE KWABENA ASUMAN-ADU

Judgement

RULING

The Plaintiff/Respondent herein issued out writ of summons against the Defendant/Applicant herein on 1st December 2009 claiming as follows:

1. Damages for:

(i) His unlawful termination or removal as Director of Defendant Company;

(ii) Unfair termination of his appointment as Managing Director of Defendant Company on 19th March 2009;

(iii) The libelous expression on the “overall failure of confidence in your ability to lead back to profitability” which words circulated tend to lower the image of Plaintiff in the estimation of his peers, professional colleagues and the public by an imputation that presents him as incompetent, inefficient in spite of his distinguished career and which words are calculated to bring him into hatred, contempt or ridicule and so diminish the respect and confidence in which he is held.

2. Interest on the claims.

3. Costs.

The Defendant/Applicant entered appearance on 18th January 2010 and went on to file its statement of defence on 1st March 2010. Subsequent t…

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