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THE REPUBLIC V. OSABARIMA OKOYEREDOM KWADWO SITO I

(2001) JELR 68283 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  CIVIL APPEAL NO. 15/2000  •  16 May 2001  •  Ghana

Coram
AMPIAH J.S.C. (PRESIDING),ATUGUBA J.S.C,MS. AKUFFO J.S.C,LAMPTEY,LAMPTEY J.S.C.,ADZOE J.S.C.

Judgement

JUDGMENT

ATUGUBA, J.S.C.:

In this case an order was on the 2nd day of November, 1988 made by the Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs in Chieftaincy proceedings before it as appears at page 26 lines 18-24 of the Record of Appeal, as follows: —

“We order the lst petitioner Nana Kofi Mensah, the 3rd Nana Kwasi Wuromo the Krontihene of Banda, the 4th petitioner Nana Sodoyi the Oyokohene of Banda and Nana Sie Nyomo the Akyeamehene to convey the black stool to the Petelli Royal House, Kabrena not later than 15/11/88.”

(emphasis supplied)

The Appellant belongs to the Kralongo Royal House of Banda from which the Black Stool was to be returned to the other royal House of Banda, namely, the Petelli Royal House.

An Appeal from the judgment and said order the of Brong-Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs was dismissed on the 29th day of March, 1991 by the National House of Chiefs. A further appeal to this court was dismissed on the 6th day of June, 1995.

The application for attachment for contempt against t…

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