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GEORGE KOFI YONYE v. RICHARD OTIBUAH

(2019) JELR 107264 (HC)

High Court  •  GJ /717 /2018  •  18 Jul 2019  •  Ghana

Coram
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO

Judgement

J U D G M E N T

On 8th May, 2018, the Plaintiff instituted this action against the Defendant. The writ of summons and statement of claim were subsequently amended on 23rd October, 2018 and endorsed with the following reliefs:

i. Refund of USD9,060.00 or its cedi equivalent.

ii. Interest on USD9,060.00 or its cedi equivalent from June, 2015 till date of payment.

iii. Costs.

The crux of the Plaintiff’s plaint is contained in paragraphs 3 to 10 of the amended statement of claim, a summation of which is as follows:

According to the Plaintiff, sometime in June 2015, he gave an amount of USD9,060.00 to the Defendant to purchase electrical materials for him from Dubai, to enable him start a business.

The Plaintiff avers that upon purchasing the materials, the Defendant returned to Ghana and without his consent, sold same out and made a profit of USD2,000.00.

The Plaintiff continues that he entered into an agreement with the Defendant for a refund of his monies by December, 2015. That ins…

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