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Uganda v Kibinge Robert and 2 others

Country/Territory
Uganda
Type of court
National - lower court
Date
Aug 23, 2017
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
Magistrate Court of Fort Portal
Seat of court
Fort Portal
Judge
Kwizera Vian
Reference number
No. 854 of 2017
Language
English
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Protection of species Forest species Trade in species Hunting/capture International trade Wild fauna Wildlife products Protected animal species Endangered species Internal trade
Abstract

The accused were being charged with the offence of illegal possession of wildlife species without wildlife authority right. However, as it transpired in the case the accused were not in possession of ivory. They were acquitted and set free.

 

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