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NII KPAKPO AMAATE II V. DANIEL SACKEY QUARCOOPONE AND 3 OTHERS

(2018) JELR 63735 (HC)

High Court  •  SUIT NO: GJ/273/2019  •  10 Dec 2018  •  Ghana

Coram
JUSTICE KWEKU T. ACKAAH- BOAFO

Judgement

RULING

i. Introduction:

[1] The Plaintiff issued a writ on the 15th day of November, 2018 at the registry of this court for the reliefs set out here below:-

i. A declaration that it is the Occupant of the Obom Stool who ought to preside over the funeral rites of the Mankralo, Nii Ebenezer Yemo Odoi;

ii. A declaration that the activities of the Defendants in trying to organize the burial and funeral rites of the late Mankralo of Obom is contrary to the customary law practices, customs and traditions of the Obom people of the Sempe Paramountcy;

iii. A declaration that the Naa Okaikar and Naa Okailey family is not known at Obom and neither does it have any role to lay in the burial and funeral rites of the late Mankralo of Obom;

iv. An order of the court directed at the Defendants to hand over all documents covering the deposit of the body of the late Mankralo of Obom to the Plaintiff to enable him take the body and organize the burial and final funeral rites of the said Mankralo of Obom.

v. Pe…

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