The Republic versus Osia Japhet Kiyasile - No. 03 of 2015

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

It was alleged that on the 16th day of June 2015 at Ruaha National Park within Iringa Region was found in an unlawful possession of an elephant tusk valued at USD 15,000 equivalent of Tshs. 33,090,000/= without a permit. He was also found wiith firearms (a rifle and a Mark 4) as well as ammunition. The case was discharged under section 91(6) of the Criminal Procedure Act,Cap 20, that is, the prosecution did not have desire to proceed with the case.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 03 of 2015
Charges
(1) unlawful possession of government trophies, (2) unlawful possession of firearms, (3) unlawful possession of ammunition.
Money value
TZS 33,090,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Case dismissed
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Arms and Ammunitions Act, Cap. 223 R.E. 2002
Criminal Procedure Act, Cap. 20 R.E. 2002
Source