Drug trafficker handed life imprisonment
The Control of Narcotics Substance Court sentenced a drug trafficker to life imprisonment after finding him guilty in a drug case.
Iqbal Khan was prosecuted for smuggling 5,000 kilograms of hashish in September 2008. According to the prosecution, Anti Narcotics Force raided a place in SITE area and recovered huge quantity of hashish that was concealed in the false cavities of a container parked in a godown. The prosecution alleged that the hashish was transported from NWFP and it was to be smuggled abroad.
CNS Court Judge Imdad Hussain Khoso, after hearing the case, observed that the prosecution proved its case and sentenced the accused to life imprisonment and imposed Rs.1,00,000 as fine and in case of default he shall have to suffer further six months imprisonment. The court also declared the absconding co-accused Mushtaq, Rashid, Khurrum Zaib, Lal Badshah, Tariq Khan and Samiullah Khan as proclaimed offenders.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
By our correspondent