The Republic versus Juma Joseph - No. 89 of 2014

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

The accused person was caught on 19/09/2014 at Old Simiti hill area within SENAPA. The accused was in possession of weapons in the park namely; one spear, one bush knife, one sword, five trapping wires, ten pieces of fresh meat of wildebeest and three tails of wildebeest. He was arrested and taken to Anti-Poaching Unit at Bunda. However, the case was dismissed.

Language of document
Reference number
No. 89 of 2014
Charges
(1) unlawful entry into a national park, (2) unlawful possession of weapons in a national park, (3) unlawful hunting in a national park, (4) unlawful possession of government trophies.
Species
Money value
TZS 3,744,000
Transnational
No
Decision
Case dismissed
Penalty
-
Legislation cited
National Parks Act, Cap. 282 R.E. 2002
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002