Karachi: Pappu acquitted in robbery case
KARACHI: The civil judge and judicial magistrate, West, Mohammad Ibrahim Sheikh, on Thursday acquitted an alleged gangster of Lyari, Arshad Pappu, in a robbery case due to lack of evidence.
The prosecution said Mr Pappu and his associates Hamid, Mohammad Sharif, Sarwar, Mohammad Aslam and Mohammad Zafar were charged with looting a hardware shop of Mohammad Hussain in Dec 2003 in the limits of the Pak Colony police station. The court in its order said the prosecution had failed to provide sufficient evidence to prove Pappu’s involvement in the robbery.
A case (FIR 216/03) was registered under Sections 380 and 457/34 of the Pakistan Penal Code at the Pak Colony police station.