Sometimes on 17th April, 2011 at Mafunsi village within Mpanda District in Rukwa region the accused persons were arrested and found in unlawful possession of government trophies. They were also found with unlawful possession of the gun. Then brought before the court to answer a charge. The accused persons were convicted.
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No. 99 of 2011
(1) unlawful possession of government trophies, (2) unlawful possession of firearm, (3) unlawful possession of ammunitions
(1) first count: twenty (20) years imprisonment, (2) second count: To pay a fine to the tune of Tshs. 500,000/= or to serve a sentence of two years in default, (3) third count: to pay a fine of Tshs. 1,000,000/= or to serve a sentence of two years in prison in default.
Court cases cited
Abdul Salum Mnuye & Another v. Republic  TLR131
R V. Bimonyika (1971) HCD No. 215
Arms and Ammunitions Act, Cap. 223 R.E. 2002