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 The case was withdrawn under section 98(8) of the Criminal Procedure Act.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 The charges were withdrawn under section 98(9) of the Criminal Procedure Act.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.
On 11/09/2012 at 01:40 hours at Hingira area within SENAPA when park rangers were on patrol, they saw torch lights, they made follow up and surrounded the area and arrested the accused, they were in possession of one knife and three snares and two fresh legs, ribs and the head of a wildebeest. They were arrested taken to Machochwe’s rangers post then to Mugumu police station on the following day. The accused persons were convicted on the first and second counts and acquitted on the third count.
While park rangers of SENAPA were on patrol around Korongo la Urembo area on 20/10/2013 at 13:30 hours, they saw people hidden in the bush, they surrounded the bush and successfully arrested them, they were also caught in possession of one dry skin of wildebeest, one dry skin of impala, one machete, one bow, one spear, two knives, 4 arrows, and five snares. They were arrested and taken to Mugumu police station. The case lasted for one year from the date it was instituted to the date of the judgment. The accused were found guilty and convicted.
On 22/06/2014, while park rangers of Serengeti National Park were on patrol as Sonzo area, they saw the accused person moving around. They chased him and managed to apprehend him. He was in possession of one spear, two animal trapping wires, two pieces of dried meat of wildebeest, and one dried skin of a wildebeest. On interrogation the accused admitted to have no permit. The accused was convicted.
The two accused were arrested on 13/11/2013 after a search in the dwelling house of the first accused, located at Merenga village within Serengeti district and found in possession of 5 pieces of dry meat of the wildebeest. They were then taken to Mugumu police station. The charge was withdrawn under section 98(9) of the Criminal Procedure Act.
On the 13th day of October 2010, the accused who was a passenger, travelling to Tarime from Mugumu was arrested relying on information given to Serengeti National Park rangers by a secret informer. That there was a passenger transporting government trophies from Serengeti to Tarime. The car which the passenger was traveling with was stopped and inspected in Nyansurura village, where they found dried pieces of wild meat (22 pieces of wildebeest, 22 pieces of dried zebra meat) which belonged to the accused. The accused was acquitted.