The Republic versus Said Salehe Makwawa and another - No. 16 of 2012

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

On 12th November, 2012 the accused Saidi Salehe Makwawa and Mashaka Saidi were arrested at Kigenge Mbuyuni village, Kilosa District Morogoro region and were accused of unlawfully entering and hunting in a National Park having been found in possession of the government trophy which was impala meat. They were charged with four counts. They were found guilty on the first count and were acquitted on the three others counts.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 16 of 2012
Charges
(1) unlawful possession of the government trophies, (2) unlawful hunting in a National Park, (3) unlawful possession of firearm, (4) unlawful transfer of firearm
Species
Money value
TZS 1,227,330
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction on first count, acquittal on second, third and fourth counts.
Appealed
No
Penalty
First count: to pay Tshs. 2,454,660 or to serve two years imprisonment in default
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
National Parks Act, Cap. 282 R.E. 2002
Arms and Ammunitions Act, Cap. 223 R.E. 2002
Source