The Republic versus Peter Chilangaso and three others - No. 99 of 2011

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

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.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 99 of 2011
Charges
(1) unlawful possession of government trophies, (2) unlawful possession of firearm, (3) unlawful possession of ammunitions
Species
Money value
TZS 2,500,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Appealed
No
Penalty
(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 [1990] TLR131
R V. Bimonyika (1971) HCD No. 215
Legislation cited
Arms and Ammunitions Act, Cap. 223 R.E. 2002
Source