On 2nd May, 2009 at Mpimbwe-Usevya village within Mpanda District in Rukwa Region, the accused person was arraigned and found in unlawful possession of government trophies. A charge of unlawful possession was brought against the accused person before the court. The accused person was convicted.
Sometimes on 13th April, 2007 at Kashaulili area within Mpanda District in Rukwa Region, the accused person was found in unlawful possession of 10 kg of hippopotamus meat valued 840,000/=, a horn of greater kudu valued Tshs. 1,600,000/= and one feather of porcupine valued tsh. 150,000/= the property of United Republic of Tanzania.
On 17th April, 2008 at Rukwa Lukwati Forest Reserve within Mpanda District the accused person was arraigned and found in unlawful possession of government trophies. Then brought before the court to answer a charge. The accused was convicted.
On the 18 December 2013, elements of the conservation service of the Campo’o Ma’an National Park organized an anti-poaching patrol mission in the said park and arrested the accused in possession of 02 smoked Blue duikers, 01 fresh Putty nosed monkey, 01 fresh brush tailed porcupine, 01 Mongoose, 01 hunting gun, 34 ammunitions and a torch.
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs. ASSOUMOU MVE Romain, MENGUE MINTSA Gaspard, EDJANG ASSOUM Thomas de la Joie
The accused persons all acting in concertation, entered the Campo Ma’an national park in Oveng for a hunting party. There, they were arrested by forestry and wildlife agents in possession of carcasses of protected animal species, including two black Bay duikers, a blue Bay duiker, a porcupine and a mustac.
On the 21st August 2017, MINTCHA OKONO Benoit was arrested by elements of the conservation service of the Campo Ma'an National Park. He was found in possession of seven rats, a bay duiker and porcupine meat and did not have his national identity card at the time of the arrest. He admitted killing these animals during a hunting party.