ATC awards life term to two kidnappers

KARACHI: An Anti Terrorism Court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to two convicts in kidnapping for ransom case.

ATC judge found Adnan and Aqeel guilty of abducting 14-years old Sajid Abbas, son of a trader from Gulistan-e-Jauhar in 2009. The ATC judge pronounced its verdict after recording witnesses’ statements, evidences and hearing arguments from both sides.

According to the prosecution, Sajid was abducted by kidnappers and later released after receiving Rs2350,000 ransom money.

The FIR was lodged against kidnappers on the behalf of Syed Nazar Abbas, the father of abductee.