The Republic versus Seleman Idd - No. 21 of 2014

Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Manyoni
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2015
Abstract

It is alleged that the accused person on 13 October 2014 in Muhesi Game Reserve , Manyoni District, Singida Region entered the said game reserve without authority with a one unregistered muzzle loader, bullets, gunpowder and an axe. It is also alleged that the accused was found in an unlawful possession of a giraffe tail. The accused was found guilty.

Language of document
English
Reference number
No. 21 of 2014
Charges
(1) unlawful entry into a game reserve, (2) unlawful possession of a weapon in a game reserve, (3) unlawful possession of a weapon in certain circumstances, (4) unlawful possession of government trophies
Species
Giraffe
Money value
TZS 24,750,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Appealed
No
Penalty
(1) first count: Tshs. 100,000 or one year imprisonment, (2) second count: Tshs 100,000 or one year imprisonment, (3) third count: Tshs 240,000,000 fine or 20 years imprisonment, (4) fourth count: Tshs. 500,000 or one year imprisonment
Court cases cited
Mohamed Katindi & Others v R (1986) TLR 134
Cyprian Kibogoyo v R , Cr. Appeal No88 of 1992 (CAT, Dar-es-Salaam)
Masoni Kibuji v R Cr. App. No. 77 of 2005 (CAT)
Magendo Paulo v R (1993) TLR 1989
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Criminal Procedure Act, Cap. 20 R.E. 2002
Evidence Act, Cap. 6 R.E. 2002
Source