MEDJO Justin was arrested circulating in the Campo Ma'an National Park without authorization. He was found in possession of seven rats and one bay duiker meat. The elements of the conservation service of Campo Ma'an national park after having arrested him, sold the meat of these seized animals through public auction as per the wildlife law and the proceeds from the sale of these animals were deposited in the public treasury. During interrogations, he acknowledged committing the offence as charged and pleaded guilty . At the close of interrogations, he was transmitted before the State Attorney for prosecution.
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Illegal circulation within a protected area and illegal killing or capture of protected animal species in a prohibited hunting zone.
MEDJO Justin was found guilty of illegal circulation within a protected area and illegal killing of protected animal species in a prohibited hunting zone.
He was sentenced to one (01) month fixed term imprisonment, to pay 30.750 XAF for costs and 300.000 XAF as civil damages to the state of Cameroon through the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife.
Law No. 94-01 of 20th January 1994 to lay down forestry, fisheries and wildlife regulations, secs. 154, 155
Penal Code, sec. 74