On 6th November, 2015 at Kasumulu area within Kyela District in Mbeya Region, the accused persons were jointly and together, internationally organized a criminal racket by exporting, to the United Republic of Tanzania, government trophies. They were later on arraigned before the Court of Resident Magistrate for Mbeya at Mbeya. All accused were found guilty and were therefore convicted.
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No. 06 of 2015
(1) leading organized crime, (2) unlawful dealing with trophies, (3) unlawful possession of government trophies
To serve a term of 20 years imprisonment or to pay a fine of ten times the value of the rhinos.
Court cases cited
Robert Necho and Another v. Republic (1951) EACA 171
Moses Charles Deo v. Republic  TLR 134
Economic and Organised Crime Control Act, Cap. 200 R.E. 2002
Reference to FAOLEX