Drug pusher gets four-year jail term

Sentence also included Rs20,000 fine

APP October 26, 2017

SARGODHA: A drug pusher was convicted by sessions court in Sargodha on Thursday. Additional District and Sessions Judge Javed Iqbal Ranjha awarded four-year imprisonment with a fine of Rs20,000 to accused Muhammad Bashir.

Hashish Recovered: Drug pusher arrested

The accused was involved in smuggling narcotics while over one kilogrammes of hashish was also seized from him. Earlier, Additional Sessions Judge Ghulam Hussain Chaudhry convicted four drug pushers in Faisalabad. The prosecution told the court that Anti-Narcotics Force personnel conducted a raid and arrested Ikramullah, Muhammad Waseem, Hanif and Faqeer Hussain.

The ANF officials also seized huge quantity of hashish and opium from their possession. After hearing the arguments, the judge handed down five-year jail term to Ikramullah, three years imprisonment to Muhammad Waseem, and four–year jail term to Faqeer Hussain.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 26th, 2017.


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