Man gets 14-year term in explosives possesion case

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday awarded 14-year imprisonment to accused Abdur Rehman in explosive material case.

The accused, Rehman, was Afghan citizen who was found guilty of carrying explosive substance within the limits of Gulistan-Johar police station.

The ATC judge pronounced the verdict after recording the evidences, statements of witnesses and hearing the arguments from both sides.

According to the prosecution, the accused was arrested on 22 February 2014 near Pehlwan Goth in Gulistan-e-Johar. The police recovered a hand grenade from his possession. According to judgment, Jail time which the convict already had passed would be count in imprisonment.

The accused was Afghan citizen but could not produce any traveling documentation before the court.

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