The Republic versus Mwikwabe Mwita and another - No. 06 of 2010

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Serengeti
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2013
Abstract

On 05/10/2010 at 18:00 hours SENAPA park rangers while at river Ntami area within SENAPA, they saw people hidden in the bush, they surrounded the bush and arrested both of them and found them having one piece of dry meat of the wildebeest. They were asked if they had permits one had, the other did not have. They were arrested, taken to the park rangers then to Mugumu Police station on the following day. The accused persons were found not guilty and were acquitted.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 06 of 2010
Charges
(1) unlawful entry into a national park, (2) unlawful possession of government trophies.
Species
Wildebeest
Money value
TZS 400,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Acquittal
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
National Parks Act, Cap. 282 R.E. 2002
Source