The Republic versus Paulo Matiko @ Baru - No. 45 of 2014

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

On 22/06/2014, while park rangers of Serengeti National Park were on patrol as Sonzo area, they saw the accused person moving around. They chased him and managed to apprehend him. He was in possession of one spear, two animal trapping wires, two pieces of dried meat of wildebeest, and one dried skin of a wildebeest. On interrogation the accused admitted to have no permit. The accused was convicted.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 45 of 2014
Charges
(1) unlawful entry into a national park, (2) unlawful possession of weapons in a national park, (3) unlawful possession of government trophies.
Species
Money value
-
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Appealed
No
Penalty
(1) first count: six months imprisonment, (2) second count: twelve months imprisonment, (3) third count: 10 years imprisonment.
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
National Parks Act, Cap. 282 R.E. 2002
Source