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.
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No. 16 of 2012
(1) unlawful possession of the government trophies, (2) unlawful hunting in a National Park, (3) unlawful possession of firearm, (4) unlawful transfer of firearm
Conviction on first count, acquittal on second, third and fourth counts.
First count: to pay Tshs. 2,454,660 or to serve two years imprisonment in default
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
Reference to FAOLEX