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Man gets nine years imprisonment in drug case

By APP
April 20, 2024
This representational image shows the hands of a detained person. — AFP/File
This representational image shows the hands of a detained person. — AFP/File

RAWALPINDI: A District and Sessions Court on Friday awarded nine years’ imprisonment to an accused in a drug smuggling case. According to a Police spokesman, the accused Muhammad Shazad was found guilty of possessing 1,440 grams of hashish and was arrested by New Town police in 2023. After recording evidence from the witnesses and final arguments by the defence and prosecution counsels, the Judge also imposed a fine of Rs200,000 on the convict.