MULTAN: An anti-terrorism court awarded five years imprisonment to two accused for possessing explosives in Multan.
The prosecution told the court that in June 2016, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) conducted a raid at a hideout and arrested accused Muhammad Muavia and Muhammad Sajjad.
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The police also seized explosive material from their possession. The police registered case against the accused under terrorism act and presented challan in the court.
During proceedings of the case, the accused were found guilty and were awarded five years imprisonment. The judge also ordered confiscation of the property of the convicts.
Earlier, an anti-terrorism court awarded 28 years imprisonment to a convict for possessing explosives in Sargodha.
The judgment was announced by ATC Judge Tariq Mehmood Zargham. The prosecution told the court that on June 20, 2016, CTD police station, Mianwali conducted a raid at a house in Khora area in Khushab and arrested accused Nazir Ahmad.
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The police also seized explosive material, four detonators and two safety fuels from his possession. The police registered case against the accused under terrorism act and presented challan in the court.
After hearing the case, the court awarded 28 years rigorous imprisonment. The judge also ordered confiscation of the property of the convict.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 13th, 2017.
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