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Indian businessman in Ghana deported

IANS  |  Accra 

Ghana's has set aside an order by an High Court for the restoration of the residence and of Indian Ashok Kumar Sivaram, accused of using a fake marriage certificate to support his application for permanent residence permit in the country.

According to the five-member panel of the Supreme Court, the High Court had no legal standing to issue the order because had failed to exhaust all administrative processes before going to court. The top court also said that the High Court exceeded its jurisdiction in passing the order.

was whisked out of the country on Sunday, the state-owned reported.

The Indian was accused by the Immigration Service (GIS) of using a fake marriage certificate to support his application for a permanent residence permit and this led to his repatriation in June last year following an order issued by the in May 2017.

Later, the High Court decision had allowed to return to

The said the Indian should have petitioned the within seven days after his residence and work permits were revoked by the GIS, as stipulated by Section 46 of the Immigration Act (200), (Act 573), before heading to court.

report said enraged workers of Sivaram's company which specialises in the maintenance and installation of cables staged a demonstration on the company's premises demanding his return to guarantee their jobs.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 15:24 IST