The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs. NGAMA Jean Claude

Country
Territorial subdivision
Type of court
Seat of court
Yokadouma
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2014
Abstract

NGAMA Jean Claude entered the LOBEKE National Park and killed a pangolin and duikers, class B protected animal species. 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.

Language of document
French
Reference number
No. 67/COR
Charges
Illegal killing of class ”B” protected animal species.
Species
Transnational
No
Decision
He was found guilty of illegal killing of class ”B” protected animal species.
Appealed
No
Penalty
He was sentenced to pay 100.000 XAF for fines, 46.650 XAF for costs and 300.000 XAF as civil damages to the state of Cameroon through the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife.
Legislation cited
Law No. 94-01 of 20th January 1994 to lay down forestry, fisheries and wildlife regulations
Penal Code, sec. 74