The Republic versus Joseph Manyehe - No. 02 of 2009

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Pangani
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2015
Abstract

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.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 02 of 2009
Charges
(1) Unlawful Possession of the Government Trophy, (2) unlawful possession of arms.
Species
Bush bull
Money value
TZS 800,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction on first count.
Appealed
No
Penalty
(1) First count fine of Tshs 1,680,000 or ten years imprisonment in default, (2) acquittal.
Legislation cited
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
Source