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(2016) JELR 67933 (HC)

High Court  •  Suit No. RPC/382/13  •  30 Nov 2016  •  Ghana



On 6th November 2013, the Plaintiff caused a writ of summons to be issued out of the Registry of this court claiming against the Defendant, the following reliefs:

a) Payment of the sum of €25,000.00 or its Ghana Cedi equivalent being the total cost advanced to the Defendant in respect of the said plastering works on the two-three storey buildings

b) Interest on (a) at the prevailing commercial rate with effect from August 10, 2011.

c) Costs

d) Any other relief that the Honourable Court may deem fit.

It was the Plaintiff’s case as set forth in his Statement of Claim that he was a resident of Germany and the owner of two three storey buildings in Accra. He had entered into an oral contract with the Defendant, an ex policeman and contractor to have these buildings plastered

According to the Plaintiff, the Defendant presented him with an estimated cost of €25,000.00. He then transferred an initial amount of €1,500.00 and later transferred the outstanding balance to the Defendant. The Defendant …

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