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 found in a game reserve to be in possession of fire arm and meat of the animals named in the species sub section below without a valid permit. During trial he denied the facts as presented by the prosecution.
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.
That on 17th April, 2008 at Masage village within Mpanda District in Rukwa region the accused person was arraigned and found in unlawful possession of government trophies. Also was found with unlawful possession of firearm. A charge was brought before the court for accused person to answer. The accused was convicted.
Sometimes on 02nd December, 2015 at Gua village within Chunya District in Mbeya region accused person was arraigned and found in unlawful possession of government trophy. Also was in unlawful possession of muzzle loading gun. Then brought before the court to answer a charge. The accused was convicted.
Sometime on 25th March, 2015 at Gua village within Chunya District in Mbeya region was found in unlawful possession of the government trophies. Also was found in unlawful possession of firearms. Then brought before the court to answer the charge. The accused was convited.
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 13 May 2012 elements of the conservation service of Campo’o Ma’an National park organized a control mission in the village of Niété 5. Upon arriving the Forest Management Unit, the accused persons took to their heels abandoning 17 ammunitions, a gas pipe, a torch light, 15 Blue Duikers, 02 Bay Duikers, and 8 Gambia Rats.
On the 27 April 2009, during a routine control at a checkpoint on the Djoum-Mintom road, the Djoum Forestry and Wildlife Control Post agents arrested NNA MINTYA Alain & NSEE Leonard flagrante delicto. They were transporting, three (3) blue Duiker, Bay Duiker parts, two (2) Black-Casqued Wattled Hornbill and two (2) monkeys.