The appellants were alleged to have been found in the Tarangire National Park in unlawful possession of three swala pala meat valued at Tshs 1,813,500/-, three did-dik meat valued at Tshs 1,162,500/- and three reedbuck meat valued at Tshs 2,092,500/- all valued at Tsh 5,068,500/- the property of Tanzania Government.
On 08/08/2008, while park rangers were on patrol they saw the accused persons seated in the bush. They were found in possession of one panga, three knives, three pieces of dried meat of wildebeest, one dried skin of hartebeest and one dried skin of swala impala, on interrogations they admitted to have no permit, they were then arrested.
This applicant appeals against a total sentence of 10-month in respect of fraudulently evading the restriction on the export of elephant tusks and sperm whale teeth, of selling those items and of making false statements and altering or falsifying permits and certificates for the purposes of the same and similar transactions.
Roy Hendricks brought a Bivens action against Walter Saroka and Jerry Woods, Special Agents for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, alleging violation of rights securied under the Fourth Amendment. The district court granted summary judgement in favor of Saroka and Woods, and Hendricks appeals (current case).
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