Drug pusher gets four-year jail term 

The accused was involved in smuggling narcotics while one kg of hashish was also seized from his possession


APP December 11, 2017
Islamabad chamber says willing to work with ANF to make city drug-free. PHOTO: INP

SARGODHA: A drug pusher was convicted by sessions court in Sargodha the other day. Additional Sessions Judge Javed Iqbal Ranjha awarded four-year imprisonment with a fine of Rs20,000 to accused Mukhtar Hussain.

The accused was involved in smuggling narcotics while one kilogrammes of hashish was also seized from his possession. Earlier, Additional District and Sessions Judge Mirza Shahid Baig awarded eight-and-a-half years imprisonment and a fine of Rs40,000 to a woman drug trafficker identified as Shazia Bibi in Sargodha.

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The prosecution told the court that the anti-narcotics force had arrested Shazia Bibi and confiscated more than two kilogrammes of hashish.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 11th, 2017.

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