Verdict announced: Drug pusher gets four-year jail term

Accused was arrested during a raid and 1,563 grammes of hashish was seized from his possession.


Our Correspondent April 21, 2017
Accused was arrested during a raid and 1,563 grammes of hashish was seized from his possession. PHOTO: AFP

SARGODHA: A court awarded four-year-jail term to a drug pusher on Thursday. The verdict was announced by Additional Sessions Judge Javed Iqbal Ranjha.

The prosecution told the court accused Muhammad Ramzan was arrested by police during a raid while 1,563 grammes of hashish was seized from his possession. Later, a challan was submitted in the court.

After hearing the arguments, the judge awarded four years imprisonment to Ramzan along with a fine of Rs20,000 as compensation money. The culprit was sent to Shahpur Jail.

Earlier, a court awarded death sentence to an accused in a murder case in Bhakkar. The judgment was announced by Additional District and Session Judge Abdul Rasheed.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 21st, 2017.

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