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THE COMMISSIONER, CHRAJ v. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE & Anor.

(2019) JELR 107203 (HC)

High Court  •  HR/0065/17  •  24 Jul 2019  •  Ghana

Coram
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO

Judgement

BACKGROUND

The Applicant in this case is the Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice. Pursuant to Articles 218 and 229 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992 and Sections 9 and 18 (2) of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice Act, 1993 (Act 456), the Applicant instituted the instant action on 11th July 2017, to enforce its decision in relation to one Samuel Kwame Adade, now deceased, against the Respondents.

THE CASE OF THE APPLICANT

According to the Applicant, on 7th April 1995, it received a complaint from a dismissed Police officer (Samuel Kwame Adade) against the Inspector General of Police for wrongful dismissal from the Ghana Police Service.

The grounds of the complaint are contained in paragraphs 4 to 20 of the affidavit in support of the instant application. Per the Applicant, the essence of the complaint was that in the course of their duties as Police officers, the complainant, together with some other Polic…

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