Alberto Mtega vs Republic (Criminal Appeal 545 of 2020) [2023] TZCA 142 (27 March 2023)

Case summary

In "Alberto Mtega vs Republic (Criminal Appeal 545 of 2020)", Alberto Mtega, the appellant, was convicted of rape and sentenced to life imprisonment. The High Court upheld the conviction. However, the Court of Appeal nullified the High Court's proceedings due to the lack of a notice of appeal, a mandatory procedural step under section 361(1)(a) of the Criminal Procedure Act. This procedural error led to the dismissal of the appeal.

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