An Accra Significant Courtroom has convicted Director of KASS As well as Organization, Adamu Awudu, for contempt.
He was dragged to court by the Affiliation Intercontinental School, that had raised concerns about its building of a 22-storey making in the Airport Household region.
The faculty had contended that the development poses wellness difficulties to the inhabitants and the college children.
The college had even more argued that a court docket buy dated August 27, 2019, experienced directed that design be halted after they are accomplished with operates on retaining walls.
Justice Nicholas Abodakpi who heard the scenario Tuesday, April 7, 2020, found the corporation responsible of contempt for heading ahead with development.
He sentenced the agent of the corporation to a fantastic of 2,500 penalty units, (GH¢14, 400) or in default a few months’ imprisonment.
Headmistress of the faculty, Audrey Doryumu, has welcomed the ruling.
She instructed JoyNews she hoped the court’s decision send a signal to the organization that “‘they can’t continue on to do matters that are erroneous just mainly because they are properly-linked. The rules of our land are there for us to follow.”
This lesson she said, will have to be to other groups who look for to just take edge of many others simply because they “do not have a voice”.
Mrs Doryumu explained that ruling was a victory for the residents and termed on applicable authorities to assure that ongoing creating projects in the community are executed within just the remits of the zoning rules and statutory specifications.