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Landlords cannot forcibly throw out a tenant – Rent control

 

The Head of Public Relations at Rent Control Department , Emmanuel Kporsu says it is wrong and an offence if any landlord try to forcibly evict a tenant.

According to Mr Kporsu, any landlord that try to evict a tenant forcefully is acting against the fundamental human rights of the tenant.
Mr Kporsu added that “The landlords must understand that there are laws that governs renting and by violently throwing the belongings of a tenant out is against the law”

 

He was speaking on the topic’The Rights and Duties of Landlords and tenants’ on TV XYZ educative program dubbed My Lawyer My Counselor hosted by the award winning broadcast journalist, Daakyehene Ofosu Agyeman.

Mr Kporsu advised tenants to report any landlord that tries to forcibly remove their belongings from their room to the Police station.
‘Landlords must report their grievances to the Rent Control Department for an action to be taken against tenants and desist from taking the law into their own hands” he added.

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