Lawyer Akwasi Afrifa has sued Chief Justice Anin Yeboah in the ongoing tussle of 5 million dollars bribery allegations case.
In a writ that comes to Loud Silence Media news desk, Lawyer Akwasi have outline some reliefs he sought to achieve through the Court.
The Relief Sought after by Lawyer Akwasi Afrifa includes;
a. A declaration that it is wrongful, illegal impermissible and abusive of the Office of Chief Justice for the 1st Defendant to use the Judicial Secretary of the Judicial Service established under Article 125 of the Constitution, 1992, as an independent arm of government to file a complaint to the Criminal Investigation Division of the Ghana Police Service at the National Police Headquarters,
Accra against the Plaintiff in a matter personal to the 1st Defendant.
b. A declaration that the conduct of the 1st Defendant in using panel members of the 2nd Defendant to
prosecute a personal matter against the Plaintiff constitutes usurpation of independence, interference in administration of justice and prejudicial to justice delivery contrary to his oath of office, the law and best practices befitting the high office of Chief Justice.
c. A declaration that Plaintiff’s response to a purported complaint instigated engineered and directed by the 1st Defendant using one Ogyeedom Obranu Kwesi Atta IV as a surrogate dated 1st March, 2021 to the 2nd Defendant is not actionable in law and does not breach any rule of law, practice or prescription.
d. A declaration that it is wrongful and abusive of his office for the 1st Defendant to permit direct and positively encourage the wife to use his official title as part of, or an appendage to, her personal business contrary to the ethics and dignity of the high office of Chief Justice of Ghana.
e. A declaration that it is unlawful illegal unconstitutional for the 1st Defendant not to make a full frank and comprehensive declaration of his assets prior to his vetting and appointment and the failure so to do is subversive of good governance and an infraction of the Constitution and laws of Ghana.
f. A declaration that the pattern of illegal improper unconstitutional and flagrant disregard for propriety exhibited by the 1st Defendant makes him unfit for the high and exalted office of Chief Justice of Ghana.
g. Perpetual injunction restraining the Defendants, their agents, representatives or persons acting at their behest or direction including the Ghana Police Service from interfering with the plaintiff’s inalienable and constitutional rights and freedom of expression as well as an order of injunction restraining the 3rd Defendant from being a part of any panel constituted in relation to all matters between the Plaintiff and the 1st Defendant on grounds of actual and demonstrated bias, prejudice and intense sense of obligation towards the 1st Defendant which has been demonstrated even in writing.
h. SUCH FURTHER ORDER(S) as the Honourable Court may deem fit.
Full detail of the four summons are captured below:
Source: Loud Silence News