The Republic versus Kisali Isaya - No. 08 of 2008

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Arusha
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2010
Abstract

On 18th August 2008 at Londoiya village Arumeru District within Arusha region was found in unlawful possession of giraffe meat valued Tsh. 840,000/= the property of Tanzania government. On the material day, two game rangers while on duty found three people with plastic bag containing 50 kg of giraffe meat. In the process of apprehending them, two suspects escaped while accused was arrested. After being taken to court, the accused jumped bail and the case proceeded under s. 226 of the Act. The accused was found guilty and convicted.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 08 of 2008
Charges
Unlawful possession of the government trophies
Species
Giraffe
Money value
TZS 840,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Appealed
No
Penalty
Three (3) years imprisonment
Legislation cited
Wildlife Conservation Act, Cap. 283 R.E. 2002
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Source