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(1961) JELR 64886 (HC)

High Court  •  21 Nov 1961  •  Ghana



PREMPEH J.: This is an appeal from the judgment of the Ho Local Court Division II delivered in favour of the plaintiff-respondent herein. The respondent’s claim against the appellant was for a declaration of title to a portion of land commonly known as and called Ketikpome land, the boundaries of which are set out in the writ of summons, and he also claimed damages for trespass. The defendant-appellant counterclaimed for a declaration of title to a portion on land known as Kpetotoe land and he also gave the boundaries thereof which were different from those set out by the respondent.

It was the case of the plaintiff-respondent that the Kpetotoe land for which the defendant-appellant had counterclaimed was acquired by his (respondent’s) grandmother, that he had inherited the said land for the last ten years, and that he held no objection to the defendant-appellant occupying or using any part of the said Kpetotoe land, as the appellant was a descendant of his grandmother, but he resisted…

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