On 20th day of September, 2009 the accused person was found in unlawful possession of the killed animal known as Pongo (Bushbull) worth Tshs 800,000. Beside that, the accused person was found in unlawful possession of one Mizzle known as Gobore. The accused was arrested and charged for contravening various sections of the laws which were Wildlife Conservation Act, Economic and Organized Crime Control Act and Arms and Ammunition Act. He pleaded not guilty as charged. The accused was found guilty on the first charge.
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No. 02 of 2009
(1) Unlawful Possession of the Government Trophy, (2) unlawful possession of arms.
Conviction on first count.
(1) First count fine of Tshs 1,680,000 or ten years imprisonment in default, (2) acquittal.
Wildlife Conservation Act, Cap. 283 R.E. 2002
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Arms and Ammunitions Act, Cap. 223 R.E. 2002