That on 9th November, 2014 near the lake shore the accused person was arrested and found in unlawful possessing government trophies. A charge of unlawful possession was brought against the accused person. The accused person was convicted.
On 4th August, 2007 at Isinde area within Tongwe Forest Area in Mpanda District in Rukwa Region the accused person was found in unlawful possession of government trophy. Then brought before the court to answer a charge. The accused was acquitted.
The applicant sought an order declaring the respondent’s motor vehicle forfeit to the state following his arrest for illegal poaching. The court dismissed the application on the basis that being motion proceedings, the matter had, there being no request for a referral for oral evidence, to be decided on the respondent’s version.