The 1st accused person (a game reserve officer) and other two persons were arrested on 7th day of April, 2007 at Makuyuni within Monduli District in Arusha region with a government trophy to wit, one eland meat. The 1st accused claimed that on previously he had received complaints that animals are destroying crops.
On 12.05.2001 at Mirerani village within Simanjiro District in Manyara Region the accused person was found in unlawful possession of government trophy to wit, antelope meat property of the government of Tanzania. The accused person was found not guilty and was therefore acquitted.
It was alleged that the accused persons on 15/2/2009 at Leken area, Selela village, Monduli District in Arusha region were found in unlawful possession of fresh wildebeest meat. The accused denied the charges. The accused persons were found guilty and were therefore convicted.