The Republic versus Philipo and two others - No. 01 of 2007

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Arusha
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2007
Abstract

The 1st accused person (a game reserve officer) and other two persons were arrested on 7th day of April, 2007 at Makuyuni within Monduli District in Arusha region with a government trophy to wit, one eland meat. The 1st accused claimed that on previously he had received complaints that animals are destroying crops. On the material day, the 2nd and 3rd accused accompanied him to the farms, chased the animals and killed one eland. The animal was loaded in the car. On their way back they were stopped by TANAPA guards and taken to the police station. The accused persons were found not guilty and were therefore acquitted.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 01 of 2007
Charges
Unlawful possession of government trophies
Species
Money value
TZS 688,340
Transnational
No
Decision
Acquittal
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Legislation cited
Economic and Organized Crime Control Act, 1984 as amended by No. 10 of 1989 and No. 3 of 1992
Source