The court held that as the first appellate court,
they are obliged to re appraise the evidence and
reach an independent conclusion. That the
employee was entitled to dismiss the
employees when there was a material breach of
the contract like in the instant case where a big
machine was lost. That the appellants were
given a chance to be heard but didn’t utilize it.
Hence the summary dismissal was lawful. That
there was no evidence for overtime that
necessitated the overtime pay.