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HARRIET AKROFI v. FRANK DOKU

(2016) JELR 107700 (HC)

High Court  •  SUIT NO. DM/0120/2016  •  12 Jul 2016  •  Ghana

Coram
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY

Judgement

JUDGMENT

AGBEVEY, J.

The parties were married on the 3rd day of July 2009 under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951 Rev.) at the Office of the Principal of Marriages, Accra. Per the petition filed on 31st March, 2016, the parties co-habited at Hounslow, West London, England and there is no issue of the marriage. The parties are Ghanaians. The Petitioner is domiciled in Ghana and the Respondent  is ordinarily resident in London, England. 

The Petitioner is a banker and the Respondent is a nurse. It is the Petitioner’s case that the Respondent has behaved in such a way that she cannot reasonably be expected to live with the Respondent. She also avers that the parties  have been unable to reconcile their differences after diligent effort.

In her evidence-in-chief, the Petitioner testified that the parties lived together in London from September 2006 until January 2013 when she left for Ghana as a result of a series of misunderstandings. She testified further that the Respondent is impo…

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