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THE REPUBLIC v. THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ECONOMIC AND ORGANISED CRIME OFFICE & Anor. EX PARTE GIDEON DELALI DEKLU

(2019) JELR 107393 (HC)

High Court  •  HR/0108/2018  •  30 May 2019  •  Ghana

Coram
GIFTY AGYEI ADDO

Judgement

J U D G M E N T

On the 30th of August, 2018, the Applicant instituted the instant action invoking the supervisory jurisdiction of this Court pursuant to Article 141 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992 and Order 55 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (C.I. 47) against the Executive Director, Economic and Organised Crime office, the Attorney General and the Ghana Commercial Bank Limited as the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Respondents respectively. A supplementary to the original motion was filed on 16th October, 2018.

The Court, on the 7th of November, 2018, pursuant to Order 4 Rule 5 (2) (a) of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (C.I. 47) non-suited the Attorney General, the 2nd Respondent. The basis for the non-suit was by reason of the fact that the claim of the Applicant is essentially against the 1st Respondent which per its creating statute (the Economic and Organised Crime Act, 2010 (ACT 804) is autonomous in that it can…

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