Karachi: Man awarded 17 month jail for keeping illegal arms
Karachi: Judicial magistrate, south, Zeeshan Akthar awarded 17-month imprisonment to an accused for keeping illegal weapons. The court also imposed a fine of Rs500 in the case.
The accessed would have to undergo an additional 15 days in jail in case of his failure to pay the fine, according to the judgment. Earlier, the prosecutor informed the court that Dilawar was arrested after a shootout in Darakhshan police limits in November 2005. Police recovered illegal weapons from his possession. A case was later registered against him under Section 13-D of the Arms Ordinance. The accused also had cases pertaining to dacoity and shootouts with police against him.
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