The Republic versus Amiru Mcheke Rwegasira, Marusu John Seif and Goodluck Msechu - No. 11 of 2009

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Arusha
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2010
Abstract

On 31st day of March 2009, the accused persons were found by the anti-poaching unit with unlawful possession of government trophy giraffe carcass loaded in the motor vehicle. The first accused was the driver of the vehicle while 2nd and 3rd accused persons are policemen. The accused persons were found not guilty and were therefore acquitted.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 11 of 2009
Charges
(1) unlawful possession of government trophies, (2) failure to report possession of government trophies
Species
Money value
TZS 934,500
Transnational
No
Decision
Acquittal
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Court cases cited
Christina Kale and Another v. R [1992] TLR 302 CAT
Legislation cited
Wildlife Conservation Act, Cap. 283 R.E. 2002
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Source