Robber convicted in Karachi
KARACHI: The additional district and sessions judge (south), Jangu Khan, on Wednesday awarded a three–year prison term to a man in a robbery case.
Mohammad Hanif was found guilty of robbing the house of complainant Habib Khalid within the remit of the Gizri police station in June 2006.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs5,000 on him, and in case of default the convict would have to spend another 15 days in prison.
The prosecution said the accused and his absconding accomplices broke into the house of the complainant and deprived the housemates of cash, jewellery and other valuables. The accused was apprehended a couple of days after the incident. Later, he was released on bail.
A case (FIR 135/07) was registered under Sections 395 (punishment for dacoity) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code at the Gizri police station.
The accused appeared in court on Wednesday, and after the pronouncement of the order he was taken into custody and remanded to prison with the conviction warrant to serve out the sentence.