The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs AZIZA SINGUE Willy

Country
Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Yokadouma
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2013
Abstract

In September 2012, elements of the conservation service of the Lobeke National Park arrested the accused AZIZA SINGUE Willy a Congolese, with a certain Mongosso Marcel in the locality of Djembe. They were found in possession of two (02) hunting guns & 19 ammunitions, 07 torch lamps, 05 Brush tailed Porcupine sides, 01 Bush pig and Peter Duikers meat. During interrogation, the accused pleaded guilty and confessed hunting the protected species. After his offence report was established, he was forwarded before the state attorney of the court of First Instance Yokadouma for prosecution.

Language of document
French
Reference number
No. 019/COR
Charges
Illegal immigration, illegal circulation in a protected area, illegal killing of protected species and illegal detention of arms and ammunitions.
Money value
Unknown
Transnational
No
Decision
He was found guilty as charged and sentenced to twelve (12) months fixed term imprisonment and to pay 27.150XAF for costs.
Appealed
No
Legislation cited
Penal Code, secs. 74, 237(1)
Law No. 94-01 of 20th January 1994 to lay down forestry, fisheries and wildlife regulations, secs. 26(2), 101(1), 158(8)
Law No. 97/12 of 10 January 1997. sec. 40(1)