The Republic versus Boniface Aloyce - No. 03 of 2013

Territorial subdivision
Seat of court
Kilosa
Court jurisdiction
Decision status
Date of opinion
2013
Abstract

The accused was arrested at Ituka areas within Mikumi National Park in while he was in possession of various species specified as government trophies to wit were elephant tusks and hippopotamus teeth. He was also found in possession of fish and of various weapons believed to be used in poaching activities. He was charged in Kilosa District court. The accused person was found guilty of all five counts he was charged with.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 03 of 2013
Charges
(1) unlawful possession of the government trophies, (2) unlawful possession of the government trophies, (3) unlawful entry into a National park, (4) unlawful capturing of fish into a national park, (5) unlawful possession of weapon
Money value
TZS 27,982,370
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Penalty
(1) First count: fine of Tshs. 48,584,700 or five years imprisonment in default, (2) second count: fine of Tshs. 4,855,290 of five years imprisonment in default, (3) third count: fine of Tshs. 10,000 or one year imprisonment in default, (4) fourth count: fine of Tshs. 100,000 or three years imprisonment in default, (5) fifth count: fine of Tshs. 20,000 or two years imprisonment in default.
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
National Parks Act, Cap. 282 R.E. 2002