On 20th day of September, 2009 the accused person was found in unlawful possession of the killed animal known as Pongo (Bushbull) worth Tshs 800,000. Beside that, the accused person was found in unlawful possession of one Mizzle known as Gobore.
The Republic versus Kamran Ahmed, Hawa Hassan Mang’unyuka, Martin Mathew Kimath and Michael Odisha Mrutu - No. 04 of 2011
The accused persons were charged jointly and severally for contravening various provisions of the laws governing and regulating possession and disposition of the Government trophies. The main charge around this case was unlawful exportation of wild animals with total value of Tshs. 170,575,500.
In March, 2011, a federal jury in this Court convicted Place of participating in criminal conspiracies to violate the Lacey and Endangered Species Acts in violation of 18 U.S.C.§ 371, engaging in the illegal trade of sperm whale teeth in violation of the Lacey Act, 16 U.S.C.§§ 3372-3373 and smuggling sperm whale teeth and narwahl tusks into the