Sentenced to 21 Years Imprisonment for Carrying Illegal Weapon
KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court sentenced on Friday a man to a collective jail term of 21 years in explosive material and illicit weapon cases.
The court found Abdul, alias Kathiawari, guilty of carrying a hand grenade and unlicensed weapon in February last year in F. B Area.
ATC-IX Judge Farman Ali Kanasro sentenced him to 14 years in prison in explosive material and seven years in illicit weapon case and also imposed fines. However, both sentences would run concurrently.
7 years against Extortion
Another ATC handed down on Friday seven years imprisonment to a convict in an extortion case.
Mohammed Gul was found guilty of demanding protection money from shopkeeper Munib Saeed by putting him in fear of death in February last year in Baloch Colony.
ATC-III Judge Saleem Raza Baloch also sentenced him to another seven years in prison in a connected case pertaining to carrying an unlicensed weapon.
In another event, an ATC remanded on Friday an official of the anti-encroachment cell in police custody in an extortion case.
The police arrested Amir Ali Shah, deputy director of the anti-encroachment cell of Gulberg Town, for allegedly demanding and collecting protection money from a trader in Gulberg.
The investigating officer produced the suspect before the court and sought his custody for questioning and arrest of the absconding accused. The ATC-II handed him over to the police on 14-day physical remand.
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