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FREEDOM SOWUBO v. THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF PRISONS

(2020) JELR 107260 (HC)

High Court  •  HR/040/2019  •  28 Jan 2020  •  Ghana

Coram
NICHOLAS M. C. ABODAKPI

Judgement

J U D G M E N T

1. This is an action commenced by Applicant on 07/03/2019 for the enforcement of his Fundamental Human Rights , under ORDER 67 of the High Court Civil Procedure Rules, 2004, C.I. 47/04 and ARTICLE 33 of the 1992 Constitution.

The Reliefs sought are:

(i) A declaration that any purported service enquiry made in relation to the Applicant, be declared null and void.

(ii) An order directed at the 1st Respondent to re-instate the Applicant to his position before the reduction in rank and award all his promotions due him effective August, 2016 and reduction in rank on 1st January, 2017.

(iii) Payment of all salary arrears due Applicant from August, 2016 when he was denied with the rank of corporal.

(iv) General Damages for unlawful detention in Kpando Prison yard.

2. FACTS

The Applicant is a prison officer at the Main Prison, Barracks, Todzi – Kpando, with the rank of Lance corporal with service Number 8936.

Applicant has been charged with eight counts of misconduct c…

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