The Attorney General Vs Mwahezi Mohamed and 3 Others, Civil Appeal No 391 of 2019.

This case provide that right to own land through adverse possession is not automatic.

”In our well-considered opinion, neither can it be lawfully claimed that the respondents’ occupation of the suit land amounted to adverse possession, Possession and occupation of land for a
considerable period do not, in themselves, automatically give rise to a claim of adverse
possession. “[Emphasis added].

Similarly, in the case at hand, the appellant cannot claim ownership over the suit property by an adverse possession without following the legal
procedure entailed under section 37 of the Limitation Act. It is important to note that.