Khyber court sentences four drug sellers to life.

PESHAWAR -- A court in Khyber district has convicted four persons for narcotics selling in two cases, and sentenced them to 14 years rigorous imprisonment each with a collective fine of Rs2.9 million.

In both the cases, additional district and sessions judge Aziz Mohammad ruled that the prosecution had proved its case against the accused persons and the evidence on record connected them with the offence.

The police had arrested three persons, namely Arifullah, Hakeem Khan and Hassan Shah, residents of Jamrud, for possessing and selling ice (crystal meth) and heroin. The accused were charged under section 9-D and 11-C of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Control of Narcotics Substance Act (CNSA).

Deputy public prosecutor Zulfiqar Ali argued that the accused were arrested red-handed and the seized...

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