Karachi: Robber jailed for 5 years
KARACHI: An additional district and sessions judge (south) on Tuesday sentenced a man to five years in prison in a robbery case. The court found accused Faisal Khan guilty of committing the robbery in a public call office within the limits of Baghdadi police station in 2004. The judge, Zameer Ahmed Tunio, pronounced his verdict after recording the final arguments of the defence and the prosecution counsel. The court observed that the prosecution had produced ample evidence and witnesses that proved its case beyond any shadow of doubt.
According to the prosecution, on Feb 20, 2004, accused Faisal entered the PCO in Baghdadi area, took the owner, Habibullah, hostage at gunpoint and fled after looting Rs10,000 and other valuables. Later, the police arrested the accused and registered a case under Section 393 of the Pakistan Penal Code.
The accused was sent back to the prison to serve the term.