The Republic versus Nhonda Ally Mugwisha - No. 05 of 2015

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

On the 11th day of March, 2015 the accused was found in possession of one piece of the African hare skin. The accused was also found practicing traditional healing without being registered. The Court dismissed the appeal under section 225(5) of the Criminal Procedure Act.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 05 of 2015
Charges
(1) Practicing as a traditional health practioner, (2) unlawful possession of government trophies
Species
African Savanna hare
Money value
TZS 125,362.5
Transnational
No
Decision
Case dismissed
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Legislation cited
Wildlife Conservation Act, Cap. 283 R.E. 2002
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Criminal Procedure Act, Cap. 20 R.E. 2002
Traditional Alternative Medicine Act, No. 23 of 2003
Source