Two get collective four-year term in two charges

KARACHI: The Additional District & Sessions court West on Tuesday awarded collective four-year imprisonment to two men in assaulting public servant and attempt to murder charges.

The court found Shoaib alias Shabay and Ghulam Farid guilty in police encounter and attempt to murder charges. According to prosecution, both the accused were involved in attacking police party in intention to kill the cops on 19th January 2013. However, the Site-B police arrested them after an encounter near Shershah Chowk.

Additional District & Sessions Judge West Zahida Sikandar pronounced the verdict after recording evidences, statements of witnesses and hearing arguments from both sides.

The judge awarded two year imprisonment in police encounter charge and two year imprisonment in attempt to murder charge. Both the imprisonment would undergo simultaneously so technically both the accused would be jailed for two years.

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