On 29th January, 2014 at Kawajense area within Mpanda District accused person was arraigned of unlawful possession of government trophies. Then brought before the court to answer the charge. The first accused was convicted and the second accused was acquitted.
On 1st January, 2016 the accused person was arrested and arraigned of unlawful possession of government trophies. Also was found with the consignment of elephant tusks. Charges were brought before the court against the accused person. The accused person was convicted.
The appellants were found at Serengeti National Park without any written authorization. They were also armed with bows and arrows, knives, bush knives and trapping wires. It was also alleged by the prosecution that they were found in possession of government trophies.
The appellant was sentenced by the Resident Magistrate of Shinyanga as follows; 1st Count: Entering into a game reserve. He was sentenced to custodial sentence of one year in jail. 2nd Count: Unlawful hunting in a game reserve. He was sentenced to pay a fine of Tsh. 200,000/= or one year in jail in default.
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 21st day of December, 2011 at Kalovyo Inyonga within Mpanda district the accused was unlawful found with 3kg of hippopotamus meat valued at TSHS.2,700,000/= the property of the government of Tanzania. He was therefore charged with an economic crime and wildlife conservation. The accused was convicted.