The Republic versus Jacob Michael - No. 01 of 2005

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Babati
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2007
Abstract

The accused person was arrested with dik-dik on 09.05.2005. Prosecution alleged that on the material day the accused was found in unlawful possession of the dik-dik without permit from the authorized authorities. During his defence, the accused said that on the material day he was at his farm guiding it against animals that destroys crops he had planted. He saw the alleged animal and decided to capture it and took it to the village leadership office. He was arrested before reaching the office. The accused was convicted.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 01 of 2005
Charges
Unlawful possession of government trophies
Species
Dik-dik
Money value
TZS 136,500
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Appealed
No
Penalty
Ten (10) years imprisonment
Legislation cited
Economic and Organized Crimes Control Act, No. 10 of 1989 and No. 3 of 1992
Source