Sometimes on 26th November, 2006 at City Family Guest within Mpanda in Rukwa Region the accused person was found in unlawful possession of government trophies. Then brought before the court to answer a charge. The accused was convicted.
Sometimes on 24th October, 2007 at Kaponda village within Mpanda District in Rukwa region the accused person was arraigned and found in unlawful possession of government trophies. A charge was brought before the court for accused person to answer. The accused was convicted.
On diverse dates between 13th January, 2013 and 25th January, 2015 at Ruaha National Park, Kinyasuga village within Mbarali District in Mbeya Region, accused persons jointly were found in unlawful acquired, accepted and transported government trophies.
The case originated from Mpanda District court were the three appellants were jointly charged for the offence of unlawful possession of government trophies c/s 86(1)(2)(b)(ii) of the Wildlife Conservation Act, No.5 of 2009 read together with 14(d)of the first schedule to and section 57(1) and 60(2) of the Economic and Organized Crime Control Act
On 16 July, 2004 respondents were charged with offence of unlawfully possession of government trophies and made application for bail at Mpanda District Court and granted bail to them under the terms that they should deposit cash bond of Tsh. 6,000,000/=. The High Court allowed the appeal and quashed the decision of the trial court.
It was alleged that on 21 December 2013 at Hangangadinda Village, Namtubo District in Ruvuma Region was found in possession of elephant meat. The charge was withdrawn under section 91(1) of the Criminal Procedure Act).
It is alleged that the accused person on 11 January 2015 in Pahi Village, Kondoa District, Dodoma Region, was found in possession of two pieces of elephant tusks weighing 5.10 kilograms, and two leopard skins without permit. The accused person was found guilty.
The accused was arrested at Ituka areas within Mikumi National Park in while he was in possession of various species specified as government trophies to wit were elephant tusks and hippopotamus teeth. He was also found in possession of fish and of various weapons believed to be used in poaching activities.