Ex-Adviser Sindh pronounced 34-year jail term by ATC.


NAWABSHAH -- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) has pronounced 34-year jail term to the former adviser to the Sindh government, Ismail Dahri, in three cases related to possession of illegal weapons, explosive material and hand grenade, media reported on Friday.

The anti-terrorism court, in its verdict, against the ex-adviser to Sindh government pronounced 34-year imprisonment over possessing illegal arms and ammunition.

Dahri has been given 10-year jail term each in two cases over keeping illegal weapons and explosive material, whereas, the court handed 14-year imprisonment for possessing hand grenade.

Ismail Dahri had been arrested in a joint raid of Rangers and police on June 27 at his residence in Nawabshah where the law enforcers recovered illegal weapons, hand grenade and explosive material from his possession.

Earlier on December 10, an anti-terrorism court in Karachi had acquitted five alleged target killers on Tuesday due to lack of evidence in kidnapping, murder and other heinous crimes.

The police prosecution suffered a major setback in the last...

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