The Republic versus Festo Stambuli - No. 01 of 2010

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

On 11.01.2010 at Meserani Duka Bovu area within Monduli District in Arusha the accused was found in unlawful possession of six dik-dik meat values at USD 260, one impala meat valued at USD 170 and Tommy gazelle meat valued at USD 140 property of the Tanzania Government. The prosecution alleged that on the material day the police received information that at Meserani bus station there was a person who had boxes with foul smell. The police went there and found the accused with boxes which contained government trophies. The accused was arrested, taken to the police but later escaped. The case was conducted under section 226 of the Criminal Procedure Act whereas prosecution produced four witnesses. The accused was found guilty and convicted.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 01 of 2010
Charges
Unlawful possession of government trophies
Species
Dik-dik, Gazelle (Grant, Thomson, Tommy), Impala
Money value
USD 570
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Appealed
No
Penalty
20 years imprisonment
Legislation cited
Wildlife Conservation Act, Cap. 283 R.E. 2002
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
G.N. No. 265 and 274 of 1974
Source