The case originated from Mpanda District court were the three appellants were jointly charged for the offence of unlawful possession of government trophies c/s 86(1)(2)(b)(ii) of the Wildlife Conservation Act, No.5 of 2009 read together with 14(d)of the first schedule to and section 57(1) and 60(2) of the Economic and Organized Crime Control Act, [Cap.200 R.E.200]. The Court allowed the appeal and ordered that the case shall be retried before a court with competent jurisdiction.
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No. 04 & 27 of 2014
Unlawful possession of government trophies
Appeal allowed, order to retry the case before a court with competent jurisdiction.
Court cases cited
James Sendema v. Republic, Criminal Appeal No. 279B of 2013 at Tabora CAT (Unreported)
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002