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THE REPUBLIC v. HAIFA KYRIAKOS LABA & 2 Ors, EX PARTE, NOWFILL S. LABA

(2019) JELR 107399 (HC)

High Court  •  CR/519/18  •  1 Jul 2019  •  Ghana

Coram
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO

Judgement

RULING

ADDO, J.

The Applicant in this case instituted the instant action on 11th of July, 2018 to commit the Respondents for contempt of Court for allegedly flouting an Order of the Court by holding a meeting in the face of a subsisting Order restraining them from doing so.

Upon service of the application on the Respondents, the 1st and 2nd Respondents on the 23rd of August, 2018, filed a motion on notice to strike out the Applicant’s action on the following grounds:

a. That the affidavit in support of the application for committal does not clearly state the charges of committal leveled against the Applicants.

b. That the Respondent’s application for committal is an abuse of the Court process because it is missing several exhibits.

c. That the Respondent did not quote his Tax Identification Number (TIN) on his application for committal.

d. That the Respondent perjured himself in paragraphs 3, 18 and 24 of the affidavit in support of the application for contempt.

The motion to strike…

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