The Republic versus Gerald Kasamya @ Sibula - No. 34 of 2002

Territorial subdivision
Seat of court
Mbeya
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2003
Abstract

This is an appeal case originating from Mpanda District Court at Mpanda. Before the District Court at Mpanda, the appellant and three others were charged for the offence of unlawful possession of government trophies and unlawful possession of weapon and ammunition. The District convicted the appellant and acquitted the second, third and fourth accused person. The appellant became aggrieved with the decision of the District Court, appealed to the High Court. The appeal was dismissed.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 34 of 2002
Charges
(1) unlawful possession of government trophies and (2) unlawful possession of weapon.
Money value
TZS 2,856,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Appeal dismissed.
Appealed
No
Penalty
Penalty upheld: (1) first count: twenty (20) years imprisonment for unlawful possession of government trophies, (2) second count: fifteen (15) years imprisonment for unlawful possession of weapon.
Legislation cited
Economic and Organized Crime Control Act, 1984
Source