On 08/08/2008, while park rangers were on patrol they saw the accused persons seated in the bush. They were found in possession of one panga, three knives, three pieces of dried meat of wildebeest, one dried skin of hartebeest and one dried skin of swala impala, on interrogations they admitted to have no permit, they were then arrested. The accused persons were convicted.
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No. 229 of 2008
(1) unlawful entry into a national park, (2) unlawful possession of weapons in a national park, (3) unlawful possession of government trophies.
Wildebeest, Hartebeest, Swala pala
(1) first count: each to pay Tshs 10,000/= or six months imprisonment in default, (2) second count: each pay Tshs 20,000/= or serve six months imprisonment in default, (3) third count: 10 years imprisonment.
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
National Parks Act, Cap. 282 R.E. 2002