The Republic versus Rebeca Julius Mwita - No. 66 of 2010

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Serengeti
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2012
Abstract

On the 13th day of October 2010, the accused who was a passenger, travelling to Tarime from Mugumu was arrested relying on information given to Serengeti National Park rangers by a secret informer. That there was a passenger transporting government trophies from Serengeti to Tarime. The car which the passenger was traveling with was stopped and inspected in Nyansurura village, where they found dried pieces of wild meat (22 pieces of wildebeest, 22 pieces of dried zebra meat) which belonged to the accused. The accused was acquitted.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 66 of 2010
Charges
Unlawful possession of government trophies
Species
Wildebeest, Zebra
Money value
TZS 3,820,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Acquitted
Appealed
No
Penalty
-
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Source