The Republic versus Joseph Jumnne and Nelson Nanyaro - No. 03 of 2007

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Arusha
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2008
Abstract

The accused persons on or about 25th December, 2006 at around Makuyuni JKT area within Monduli District, Arusha region were found in unlawful possession of the giraffe meat loaded in a motor vehicle. Further, the accused persons on the same day, time and place did kill one giraffe using firearm without lawful permit from the Director of wildlife. On the material day, Manyara National Park Rangers stopped the vehicle accused persons vehicles and inspected it. They found firewoods and some meat beneath it. The accused were taken to police station. The meat was measured and weighed 12kgs. On being asked where they got the alleged giraffe meat, the accused persons took them to the area where they found half of the meat, skin and tail of the killed giraffe. The accused persons were acquitted.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 03 of 2007
Charges
(1) unlawful possession of government trophies, (2) unlawful killing of the natural game animal
Species
Giraffe
Money value
USD 700
Transnational
No
Decision
Acquittal
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Legislation cited
Economic and Organized Crime Control Act, 1984
Source