BREAKING:V.C.R.A.C Crabbe dies at age 95


A former Supreme Court Judge of Ghana, Justice V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe is reported dead at age 95

He is said to have died Friday morning at a hospital in Accra after a short illness, a close source has confirmed to Graphic Online.

Justice Crabbe was born on October 29, at Ussher town in Accra and had his early education at the Government Junior and Senior Boys Schools in Accra.

He attended Accra Academy for his Cambridge Junior and Senior School certificates and went to London to study Economics at the City of London College Moorgate from 1950 to 1952.

The late retired Supreme Court judge, Vincent Cyril Richard Arthur Charles (V.C.R.A.C) Crabbe, before his death Friday morning was a Professor of Law at Mountcrest University College in Accra.

He was also a former Professor of Law at the University of West Indies.

A short Biography

In August 1952, he was admitted to the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple to read.

He completed the normal three-year course in two years and was called to the Bar on the 8th 1955 having being granted a dispensation.

The same year he was enrolled as a member of the Gold Coast Bar, in order to maintain his Seniority at the Bar.

He progressed from Assistant Crown Counsel to Parliamentary Counsel, the first African to be appointed as such and ended up as a Senior Instructor at the International Law Development Centre in Rome, Italy.