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MR. PAUL EZEILO & ANOR v. ANTHONY OKWUCHUKWU EZEONU

(2019) JELR 91597 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/E/284/2009  •  29 Jul 2019  •  Nigeria

Coram
MONICA BOLNA’AN DONGBAN-MENSEM JCA; JOSEPH OLUBUNMI KAYODE OYEWOLE JCA; ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR JCA;

Judgement

ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of justice, of Aguta, dated 12th day of December, 2007 delivered by his Lordship, Honorable Justice E.U. Uzodike granting the applicant?s prayers with sum of N100, 000.00 awarded as damages for the Police extortion and incarceration of the Applicants.

FACTS

The Appellants and the Respondents in this appeal and two other persons now late were embroiled in a land dispute over parcels of land that culminated in institution of suit no. AA/153/90 at the High Court, Aguata Anambra State. The Applicants claimed that when the Respondents discovered that their case was dismissed after abandoning it for one year resorted to arm-twisting tactics by; intimidating, harassing, arresting, detaining and extorting the Applicants (now Respondent) in this Appeal with the connivance of the police by; giving them malicious information wherein the Applicants instituted an action against the…

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