2 mobile snatchers get 5-yr jail term in Karachi
KARACHI: As reported by The News on Tuesday, the Senior Civil Judge, East, Ayaz Mustafa Jokhio, sentenced two robbers to five years imprisonment each for snatching mobile phones and cash from a citizen in an incident reported within the remit of Gulistan-e-Jauhar police in 2009.
The judge found Fahd and Tauseef guilty of the offence and convicted them to five years imprisonment each with a fine of Rs 20,000 and in case they failed to pay they would have to undergo another three months under detention.
The verdict was announced by the judge after hearing arguments from both sides and the evidences that supported the prosecution.
According to prosecution, Sardar lodged a complaint at the Gulistan-e-Johar Police Station that when he was standing outside his house two persons on motorbike intercepted and snatched his mobile phone and cash from his pocket to the tune of some hundreds of rupees.