On 11/10/2011, at around 6.00 P.M park rangers of SENAPA, while in patrol at Rwashange area within the national park. They saw some people in the bush, they surrounded them and managed to arrest them. These people were in possession one panga, three knives, three motorcycles and one killed zebra. The five people were arrested and taken to Anti-Poaching Unit (Bunda). The accused persons were found guilty and convicted.
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No. 48 of 2011
(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.
(1) first count: pay a fine of 5,000/= or serve 9 months imprisonment in default, (2) second count: pay a fine of 8,000/= or serve 9 months imprisonment in default, (3) third count: pay a fine of 8,000/= or serve 9 months imprisonment in default, (4) fourth count: pay a fine of 5,440,000/= or serve 20 years imprisonment in default
National Parks Act, Cap. 282 R.E. 2002
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Reference to FAOLEX