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Uganda v Bonabana Jesca and Baluk Geofrey

Country/Territory
Uganda
Type of court
National - lower court
Date
Mar 29, 2017
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
Magistrate Court of Kasese
Seat of court
Kasese
Judge
Matenga Dawa Francis
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
International trade Trade in species Endangered species Protection of species Internal trade Wildlife products Hunting/capture Wild fauna Forest species
Abstract

The accused were charged with unlawful possession of wildlife species. They were in possession of 3 pieces of ivory and 6 hippo tusks without a user right or licence. The accused were found guilty of unlawful possession.

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