J U D G M E N T
An application for Judicial review in the nature of certiorari was filed by the applicants herein to quash the charges preferred against them in the District Court, Ada in a Criminal Suit titled The Republic v. Solomon Teye Awudi and 4 others with suit No. 18/2013 and the Judgment delivered therein on 14th July, 2014.
The facts of the case contained in the depositions by the applicants are that on 6th May, 2013 Criminal Summons was issued and served on the applicants herein to appear before the District Court, Ada on 14th May, 2013. The charges preferred against the accused persons (applicants herein) were conspiracy to steal contrary to Section 23 (1) of Act 29 and Stealing Contrary to Section 124 of Act 29. When the applicants appeared before the District court; the Magistrate remanded them into police custody. They were subsequently admitted to bail by the Human Right Division of the High Court, Accra.
The Respondents herein filed a civil suit against the applic…