A Kumasi High Court, Commercial Division has impounded three Toyota Hilux vehicles belonging to the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly last Friday.

Other vehicles belonging to the assembly are also due to suffer same fate later in the day, Luv News can confirm.

The action follows an Order for Attachment issued by the Court to Freko FD Enterprise to claim the movable properties of the assembly for failing to respect the judgment of the court.

The plaintiff, Freko FD Enterprise, in a writ filed on the 19th of November 2013 demanded a number of reliefs which included the sum of 524,746 being the cost of solid waste collection from October 2007 to March 2010.

They also demanded interest on the said amount at the prevailing bank rate from March 2010 to the date of final payment.

But the defendant, KMA, contested the claims, insisting that the plaintiff did not have a valid contract.

The judge, Justice Kofi Akrowiah, upon hearing the case and perusing the documents of the parties involved ruled that the "plaintiff have proved their case as claimed and accordingly, judgment is entered for the plaintiffs as endorsed on the writ of summons. They are adjudged to recover the amounts involved.

The judge also awarded cost at 5% of the total amount of the claim, to the plaintiff.

But the KMA since February 16, 2016 have not paid the amount hence the issuance of the Order of Attachment to the Plaintiffs.

The vehicles were seized by Court bailiffs, policemen and assigns of Freko FD Enterprise from the premises of the Metro Director, Metro Engineer and Town and Country Planning Department.

The Toyota Hillux cars with Registration numbers GN 692-16, GN 2857-16 and GW 2856-16 have since been parked at the office of an auctioneer in Kumasi.


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