On 08/08/2008, while park rangers were on patrol they saw the accused persons seated in the bush. They were found in possession of one panga, three knives, three pieces of dried meat of wildebeest, one dried skin of hartebeest and one dried skin of swala impala, on interrogations they admitted to have no permit, they were then arrested. The accused persons were convicted.
On 14/03/2012 at 17:00 hours while on patrol at Rubanda area within SENAPA, they received information from a secret informant that, there was a person in the village (Machengere) selling wild animal’s meat. They were directed where to find that person, he was caught drying dik-dik’s meat. They arrested him and took him to Mugumu Police station. The case lasted for two years from the date it was instituted to the date of the judgment. The accused was convicted.
On 27/11/2012, the four accused person were arrested in Robo area within SENAPA in possession of weapons and government trophies, namely: two bows, 38 arrows, three knives, and five trapping wires, 10 pieces of wildebeest dry meat and two tails of wildebeest. The case was dismissed under section 225(%) of the Criminal Procedure Act.
On 10/09/2010 at 13:00 hours the SENAPA park rangers while on patrol at Sonzo area within the national park. They saw carnivore birds roaming around a certain tree, when they made follow-ups they found wires set across the trees to trap animals. They then abruptly saw three men running away, they succeeded in arresting two of them. They were caught also in possession of one knife, one spear and three animal trapping wires, also with one piece of dry meat and one piece of dry skin of wildebeest. The accused were convicted on the first and second counts and acquitted on the third count.
On 08/10/2010 at 15:00 while SENAPA park rangers were on patrol at Sonzo area within the park, they saw a people hidden in the bush, they surrounded them and managed to arrest one of them, he was in possession of one machete, 3 animal trapping wires, one dry skin of reedbuck, one dry skin of impala and three pieces dry meat of wildebeests. He was then taken to Mugumu police station. The case lasted for three years from the date it was instituted to the date of the judgment. The accused was found guilty and convicted on all the three counts.
On 17/05/2010 at 17:00 hours when SENAPA park rangers were on patrol at Borongoja area within SENAPA, they heard voices of people talking in the bush, they surrounded the bush and found three people seated under a tree in possession of local weapons namely, one panga, one knife, one machete, one bow, eight arrows and six snares, and two pieces of impala dry meat. They were asked whether they had permit, they admitted to have no permit they were then arrested and taken to Kleins rangers post then to Mugumu police station. The accused persons were found guilty and convicted.
On 5/07/2013, the dwelling house of the accused was searched upon information given to the police, she was found in possession of 16 pieces of dry meat of the wildebeest and 8 pieces of dry meat of zebra. She was arrested and taken to Mugumu police station. The case was withdrawn under section 98(8) of the Criminal Procedure Act.
On 27/07/2013, the two accused were caught around korongo la Tinitin area within SENAPA, they were in possession of one machete and one impala. They were arrested and taken to Mugumu Police station. The charges were withdrawn under section 98(9) of the Criminal Procedure Act.
On 05/10/2010 at 18:00 hours SENAPA park rangers while at river Ntami area within SENAPA, they saw people hidden in the bush, they surrounded the bush and arrested both of them and found them having one piece of dry meat of the wildebeest. They were asked if they had permits one had, the other did not have. They were arrested, taken to the park rangers then to Mugumu Police station on the following day. The accused persons were found not guilty and were acquitted.
On 21/03/2010 at 15:00 hours, the park rangers were on patrol at Mti Mmoja area within Serengeti National Park. They saw carnivores birds (Tai) surrounding and roaming around a certain bush, they though a wild animal had died on that area so they made a follow up. When they reached the area they saw people in the bush. They surrounded them and successfully arrested them. The found them in possession of local weapons namely, 2 knives, 1 spear and 3 animal trapping wires and government trophies namely, two pieces of topi died meat, one dry skin of topi, one fresh piece of impala, one fresh skin of impala, two pieces of fresh meat of warthog and one head of a warthog. The case lasted for three years from the date it was instituted to the date of the judgment, the accused persons were given bail by the court, and they failed to appear before the court during hearings. By their absence they missed the opportunity to prove their defense so the judgment was passed expert. The accused persons were convicted.