The Republic versus Emmanuel Andrea Chuwa and six others - No. 23 of 2000

Territorial subdivision
Seat of court
Arusha
Court jurisdiction
Decision status
Date of opinion
2015
Abstract

On 24.11.2000, the Anti-Poaching Unit while in routine patrol heard a gun sound and responded immediately. Upon arriving at the crime scene, the Unit found the accused persons removing zebra skin they have killed using a riffle after shooting 22 rounds of ammunition. The accused persons were arrested. During trial, the prosecution tendered rifle ammunition, certificate of valuation, inventory of unclaimed properties short gun, a panga, an axe and hunting licence as exhibits. It transpired during trial that the accused license had already expired. All accused persons jumped bail. The accused was found guilty of the offences charged and sentenced in abstentia.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 23 of 2000
Charges
Unlawful possession of the government trophies
Species
Money value
-
Transnational
No
Decision
Conviction
Penalty
15 years imprisonment
Legislation cited
Economic and Organised Crimes Control Act, No. 10 of 1989 and Act No. 3 of 1992