The Republic versus Nyakorema Wambura Nyambeya and another - No. 04 of 2013

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Serengeti
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2014
Abstract

While park rangers of SENAPA were on patrol around Korongo la Urembo area on 20/10/2013 at 13:30 hours, they saw people hidden in the bush, they surrounded the bush and successfully arrested them, they were also caught in possession of one dry skin of wildebeest, one dry skin of impala, one machete, one bow, one spear, two knives, 4 arrows, and five snares. They were arrested and taken to Mugumu police station. The case lasted for one year from the date it was instituted to the date of the judgment. The accused were found guilty and convicted.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 04 of 2013
Charges
(1) unlawful entry into a national park, (2) unlawful possession of weapons in a national park, (3) unlawful possession of government trophies.
Species
Wildebeest, Impala
Money value
TZS 1,560,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Appealed
No
Penalty
(1) first count: to pay Tshs 300,000/= or serve one year imprisonment in default, (2) second count: to pay Tshs 20,000/= or serve one year imprisonment in default, (3) third count: to serve ten years imprisonment.
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
National Parks Act, Cap. 282 R.E. 2002
Source