Anti-terrorism court Judge Nisar Ahmad on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to three men for kidnapping a child for ransom.
According to the prosecution, Muhammad Aamir Hussain, Aashiq Hussain and Gulshan Naheed were convicted of abducting Arham Waheed, 7, a resident of Model Town’s C Block, Bahawalpur. The boy was later released after his family paid the kidnappers Rs500,000 as ransom. The judge also ordered to confiscate the property of the convicts.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 17th, 2014.