How to Draft comprehensive Petition of appeal in criminal cases in Tanzania.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF TANZANIA MTWARA DISTRICT REGISTRY

AT MTWARA

CRIMINAL APPEAL NO ……… OF 2023 XXXXXX …………………………… APPELLANT VERSUS

THE REPUBLIC ………… RESPONDENT.

Appeal from the conviction and sentence of the District Court of Kahama, (Mr. Hassan, RM) dated 25th September 2022, in Criminal Case 150 of 2020)

PETITION OF APPEAL

XXXXX, the abovenamed appellant, being dissatisfied with the conviction and sentence in the above captioned Criminal Case, appeals to the High Court against the whole of the said decision on the following grounds namely:-

1. The Learned Resident Magistrate erred in law and infact in convicting the appellant on insufficient evidenc

2. The Learned Resident Magistrate erred in law in convicting the Appellant relying on contradictory evidence

3. The Learned Resident Magistrate erred generally in failing to conduct the proceedings according to law.

4. The Learned Resident Magistrate erred in law in sentencing the Appellant to 5 years imprisonment on each co

WHEREFORE, the Appellant prays for orders that the judgment, conviction and sentence be set aside.

Dated this ……………. day of ………2023 ………………………………

Advocates for Appellant.

Presented for filing this ……………… day of ………. 2023
…………………….
Registry Officer.


Copy To be served on:
The Director of Public of Prosecutions
C/o State Attorney Industry Incharge
AG Chambers
Mtwara zone
P.O. Box 245
Mtwara.


Drawn and filed by:

Sheriazetu adv and co

Box 25

Dar es salaam.