The Republic versus George Malkiad - No. 04 of 2013

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

The accused person on 30th January 2013 at Rhotia village within Karatu District was found in unlawful possession of one elephant tusk weighing 12.4 kg the property of Tanzania government. On the material day, the accused was stopped by Ngorongoro Park Rangers on suspicion that he was carrying government trophies. On searching him, the accused person was found in possession of the said elephant tusk. He was taken to the police station for interrogation then arraigned before the Court. In his defence, the accused person alleged that he was framed by one of the park ranger due to land dispute between them. The accused person was found guilty of the offence charged and convicted.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 04 of 2013
Charges
Unlawful possession of government trophies
Money value
TZS 10,843,800
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Appealed
No
Penalty
20 years imprisonment
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Source