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Uganda v Kiiza John, Kato Christopher Asaba and Kasanga Prince

Country/Territory
Uganda
Type of court
National - lower court
Date
Feb 27, 2017
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
Chief Magistrate Court of Buganda Road
Seat of court
Buganda
Judge
Ereemye Jumine James Mawanda
Language
English
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Protection of species Trade in species Hunting/capture International trade Wild fauna Wildlife products Protected animal species Endangered species Internal trade
Abstract

The accused were charged of unlawful possession of wildlife specimens from protected species. They were in possession of 3 pieces of ivory, hippo teeth and pangolin scales. The court found them guilty of that offence.

 

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