How to Draft Application for Habeas corpus in Tanzania. Comprehensive Guide.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA.

(DAR ES SALAAM DISTRICT REGISTRY)

AT DAR ES SALAAM.

IN THE MATTER OF NATURE OF HABEAS CORPUS

MISCELLANEOUS CRIMINAL APPLICATION NO ………. OF 2023.

BETWEEEN

XXX……………………………………………………………………………..……..APPLICANT.

VERSUS

HONORABLE ATTORNEY GENERAL………………………..1ST RESPONDENT

INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE OF TANZANIA …….……2NDRESPONDENT

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTION…………………….3RD RESPONDENT

REGIONAL RIMINAL OFFICER OF DAR ES SALAAM………………………………………………………….……4TH RESPONDENT.

OFFICER COMMANDING STATIONS (CENTRAL POLICE DAR ES SALAAM) ………………………………………………………………………..…5TH RESPONDENT.

CERTIFICATE OF URGENCY

I……………………………………….Advocate fully instructed to bring this application, in the nature pf habeas corpus on behalf of applicant do hereby certify in our opinion that hearing of this application is of Extremely Urgency in that the detention of this applicant  is illegal and highly prejudicial to the constitutional rights. It violates rules of the laws of the land governing arrest and detention of persons.

Dated at Dar es salam This………..day of……….2023.

………………………………

Advocate for Applicant.

Presented for filling this……………………day of……………………………2023.

……………………….

Registry officer

DRAWN AND FILLED BY:

Sheria zetu advocares and co.

P.BOX 2525,

DAR ES SALAAM.

Copy to be served upon;

1.The attorney general

2. inspector general of police

3. DPP

4. Regional criminal officer Dar es salaam

5. officer commanding stations.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA.

(DAR ES SALAAM DISTRICT REGISTRY)

AT DAR ES SALAAM.

IN THE MATTER OF NATURE OF HABEAS CORPUS

MISCELLANEOUS CRIMINAL APPLICATION NO ………. OF 2023.

BETWEEEN

……………………………………………………………………………..……..APPLICANT.

VERSUS

HONORABLE ATTORNEY GENERAL………………………..1ST RESPONDENT

INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE OF TANZANIA …….……2NDRESPONDENT

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTION…………………….3RD RESPONDENT

REGIONAL RIMINAL OFFICER OF DAR ES SALAAM………………………………………………………….……4TH RESPONDENT.

OFFICER COMMANDING STATIONS (CENTRAL POLICE DAR ES SALAAM) ………………………………………………………………………..…5TH RESPONDENT

Chamber summons

(Made under section 390 (1) (a) and (b), 391 of the criminal procedures Act [Cap 20. R.E. 2022] and rule 2 of criminal procedures (habeas corpus) Rules G.N No 150 of 1930.)

LET ALL THE PARTIES CONCERNED appear before honorable …………………..judge sitting in chamber at the high court on the……….day of………………2023. At……………oclock or in the forenoon or soon thereafter when the consel of applicant may be hard on the application for the following orders;

EXPARTE

1, that this honorable court be pleased to issue immediate summons for the applicant to be brought before honorable court.

2. that this honorable court be pleased to issue any other or further relief (s) as the court shall be deemed fit.

INTERPARTIES

The honorable court pleased to order the applicants be released from unlawful custody of the respondents.

That this honorable court be pleased to order the appearance of respondents before honorable court to show cause as to why the applicant who are unlawfully detained should not be set at liberty fortwith.

This honorable court  to issue serious warning to respondents for abuse of their powers.

This court to to issue order compelling respondents to discharge their duties according to the laws of the land.

To grant any relief deemed fit and just to grant.

This application has been taken out of the GROUDS and reasons set with in the affidavit sworn by …………………………which shall be read together with further arguments to be adduced in the course of hearing of this application.

Given under my HAND and the SEAL of this court this…………day of…………..2023.

………………

Registrar

Presented for filling on his……………..day of…………………..2023

………………

Registry officer

DRAWN AND FILLED BY:

Sheria zetu advocares and co.

P.BOX 2525,

DAR ES SALAAM.

Copy to be served upon;

1.The attorney general

2. inspector general of police

3. DPP

4. Regional criminal officer Dar es salaam

5. officer commanding stations

IN THE HIGH COURT OF UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA.

(DAR ES SALAAM DISTRICT REGISTRY)

AT DAR ES SALAAM.

IN THE MATTER OF NATURE OF HABEAS CORPUS

MISCELLANEOUS CRIMINAL APPLICATION NO ………. OF 2023.

BETWEEEN

……………………………………………………………………………..……..APPLICANT.

VERSUS

HONORABLE ATTORNEY GENERAL………………………..1ST RESPONDENT

INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE OF TANZANIA …….……2NDRESPONDENT

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTION…………………….3RD RESPONDENT

REGIONAL RIMINAL OFFICER OF DAR ES SALAAM………………………………………………………….……4TH RESPONDENT.

OFFICER COMMANDING STATIONS (CENTRAL POLICE DAR ES SALAAM) ………………………………………………………………………..…5TH RESPONDENT.

AN AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF THE APPLICATION

I……………………………….Adults, chrstian and Tanzania citizen DO hereby SWEAR and STATE as follows;

1…………………………………………………………………………………………………

2………………………………………………………………………………………………….

3…………………………………………………………………………………………………..

4……………………………………………………………………………………………………

Signed and dated at Dar es Salaam on…………day of…………….2023.

………………………………………..

DEPONENT

VERIFICATION

I…………………….. verifying as what is stated in paragraph 1,2,3,4 and 5 are true to the my best knowledge.

Verified at dar es salaam this…………day of…………2023.

……………………….

DEPONENT

Verified and signed at Dar es sala this………….day………………of 2023.

Sworn and signed at dar es salaaam by 

……………….. who is known to                                                                ______________

Me personally/identified to me by                                                                DEPONENT

……………………this……day ……….2021

BEFORE ME:

Name _______________________

Address ______________________

Signature _____________________

Designation ___________________

DRAWN AND FILLED BY:

Sheria zetu advocares and co.

P.BOX 2525,

DAR ES SALAAM.

Copy to be served upon;

1.The attorney general

2. inspector general of police

3. DPP

4. Regional criminal officer Dar es salaam

5. officer commanding stations