Alfonce Sogore and John Lemayani versus the Republic - No. 23 of 2012

Territorial subdivision
Seat of court
Arusha
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2013
Abstract

The appellant aggrieved by the decision of the District Court of Monduli in Economic Crime Case No. 8 of 2009 lodged an appeal before the High Court. The case originated from Monduli District Court Criminal Case No. 8 of 2009. The High Court allowed the appeal and quashed the decision of the trial court and set aside the sentence imposed against both appellants. The court orders both appellants to be released from prison. No re-trial has been ordered because the appellants had been detained for 21 months.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 23 of 2012
Charges
Unlawful possession of government trophies
Transnational
No
Decision
Appeal allowed, decision quashed and sentence set aside, order to release the appellants from prison.
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Court cases cited
Ramadhani Masha v. R [1985] TLR
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Source