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(1960) JELR 69688 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  23 Dec 1960  •  Ghana



KORSAH C.J.: This is an appeal from the judgment of the Land Court of the Ashanti Judicial Division in exercise of its appellate jurisdiction, allowing an appeal from the judgment of the Asantehene’s “A2” Court which had reversed the judgment of the Kumasi West District Court “B” the native court of first instance which originally tried the case.

The plaintiff who is respondent in this court claimed as successor to her late grandmother, Abena Bruwah, declaration of title to cocoa farm described in the writ; £100 damages and perpetual injunction. In support of this claim she adduced evidence proving that her ancestor made the farm, and had been in possession of it for over thirty years, plucking the cocoa, and enjoying the proceeds of the farm without accounting to the defendant or any one, except paying tribute of £8 per annum to the Oyokohene, the landlord, on whose land the cocoa farm is situated; and who by custom is entitled to a tribute of £8 per annum from all tenants farming on …

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