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Uganda v Adong Sarah, Obong Sam and Adupa Bony

Country/Territory
Uganda
Type of court
National - lower court
Date
Jun 23, 2017
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
Magistrate Court of Kampala
Seat of court
Kampala
Judge
Mangeni Marion
Reference number
KLA-00-CR-CO-0439-2017
Language
English
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
International trade Internal trade Protected animal species Forest species Trade in species Wildlife products Hunting/capture Wild fauna Endangered species Protection of species
Abstract

The accused were found in possession of 5kgs of pangolin scales and they did not have a use right. They were found guilty of that charge and sentenced to pay a fine or face the prison sentence given alternative.

 

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