While waiting, a silver Toyota Fortuner driven by Maiga entered the ambushed area from the northern side of the conservancy.
The vehicle was stopped by the rangers who went on to search the vehicle from where they discovered an axe, 404 rifle fitted with a telescopic device and a silencer.
Eleven rounds of ammunition where also discovered from the right side of Maiga’s pocket.
The tennis shoes which accused five was wearing were also received and produced in court as part of the exhibits.
They were later convicted of infringing Section 45(1)(a) of the Parks and Wild Life Act [Chapter 20:14] which provides that No person shall — hunt any specially protected animal. Daily News.