MULTAN: An anti-terrorism court awarded life imprisonment to two accused for keeping explosives in Multan.
The prosecution told the court that police arrested Hamza and Rizwan from Kehror Paka on February 16, 2016, and seized arms and explosives from their possession. Both convicts were also wanted by the police in a number of terrorist activities in the district.
The police registered a case against the accused under terrorist act at Satellite Town police station and produced them before the court.
After hearing the statements and considering the evidence, the ATC handed down life term to the accused. In addition, the court also imposed a fine of Rs0.2 million on them.
Earlier, an anti-terrorism court awarded 35 years imprisonment to an accused who was involved in terrorist activities in Sargodha. The judgment was announced by ATC Judge Tariq Mehmood Zargham.
The prosecution told the court that counter terrorism department officials arrested accused Niaz Muhammad from Lorry Adda Sargodha on January, 24, 2016 and seized two suicidal jackets and a pistol from his possession.
The police registered a case against the accused under terrorist act at Satellite Town police station and produced him before the court.
The court also ordered to confiscate the property of the accused.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 19th, 2017.