The Republic versus Emmanuel Mathayo Burure - No. 58 of 2010

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Serengeti
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2014
Abstract

On the 7th day of October 2010 in Mugumu, upon information given by a secret informant the accused and one person Mosenye Barisere are suspected to be in possession of government trophies. The accused working place where he was working was searched, nothing was found, they also searched his four houses and nothing was found, the police then discovered that there was a dustbin pit dug in the compound of the accused, and upon digging the pit they found a whitish resin bag buried in the pit carrying two pieces of elephant tusk. The accused was then arrested and taken to court. The accused was acquitted.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 58 of 2010
Charges
Unlawful possession of government trophies
Money value
TZS 18,000,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Acquittal
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Source