Lyari gangster gets 14-year term

October 30, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday awarded a 14-year-term with Rs 20,000 fine to convict Zahid Khan associated with notorious Lyari gang war in an explosives material case.

ATC judge found Khan guilty of possessing explosive material in 2014. He pronounced the verdict after recording the witnesses’ statements, evidences, and hearing arguments from both sides.

According to prosecution, police arrested accused on 24 February 2014 from Quaidabad area of Karachi and recovered explosive material which includes Kalashnikov and hand grenade from his possession.

The ATC judge awarded 14-year-imprisonment with a fine of Rs 20,000 for possessing explosives substance. The accused will have to undergo additional punishment if he fails to pay the fine.