The appellant was found in possession of 71 pieces of elephant tusks and stood trial before the district court of Shinyanga as presided over by a Resident Magistrate. The appellant appealed to the High Court but the appeal was dismissed.
After the defendant pleaded guilty, on 21 March 2008, to two counts of importing and selling raw ivory and two counts of smuggling goods into the United States, she objected to the pre-sentence investigation report (PSR).
The District Court held that:
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs Miss Moses GHANA, OLOFIN John ENIKAMNAYE and EZEKIE IDE AKON
On the 6 June 2016, elements of the conservation service arrested the accused persons aboard a boat in Campo. They were found in possession of 42 Ivory pieces and upon reconstitution by the elements gave 21 elephant ivories. They all pleaded guilty as charged and acknowledged criminal responsibility.
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs GUIATIN Didier, FOUMANE Simplice, MENGATTA Frank, CHINGO Zacharie & TAKONGUE Merlin
On the 10 July 2013, the conservation service of the Dja Biosphere reserve effected a targeted anti-poaching patrol during which one the accused persons, Guiatin Didier was arrested leaving the Mengame Wildlife reserve. He admitted hunting in the said protected area in collaboration with Mengatta Franck and Foumane Simplice.
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs BASSINGHA Simon, ATANGANA NGONGO Georges Joachim, TAKAMTCHOANG FOTIO Emmanuel and SAIDOU KOLKOCHE
On the 26 April 2016, military officials in Djoum arrested the accused persons in possession of 36 elephant ivories. The accused TAKAMTCHOANG confessed that a certain Armand gave him the ivories and he approached the ATANGANA, an Ecoguard to help him convey the ivories to Yaoundé using his vehicle.
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs BELINGA Gabriel and EMINI KOUNOU Christian
On the 21 December 2015, elements of the conservation service of the Dja Biosphere reserve arrested the accused BELINGA Gabriel and EMINI KOUNOU Christian in the forest located in Elig-Edjo, a few kilometres from YEN along the Djoum-Oveng road. They had camped in the forest and were found in possession of elephant meat and tail.
Elements of the conservation service arrested the accused SALLA AMOUGOU Benoit for illegal killing of elephants, unauthorized detention and carrying a hunting gun and ammunitions without permit, illegal hunting, no certification of origin to detain elephant ivories and no presentation of a tax certificate to kill elephants.
On May 30 2014, Ecogardes of the conservation service of Dja effected an anti-poaching patrol and found the accused, Obam Obam Marcelin in a forest located in NKOLADENFACK, South Region. He was cooking and after a systematic search was carried out, a hunting gun and ammunitions and some elephant meat were found.