Karachi: Robber jailed for three years
KARACHI: A court on Friday sentenced a man to three years in prison in a robbery case. Ghulam Hussain was found guilty of robbing Mohammad Alam in Sept 2009 within the remit of the Awami Colony police station.
Assistant Additional District and Sessions Judge (east) Sarwat Sultana pronounced the judgment after recording evidence of witnesses and final arguments from both sides.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs10,000 on the convict and in case of non-payment of fine he would have to undergo an additional one-month imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, on Sept 16, 2009 the accused along with his absconding accomplices intercepted the complainant, Mohammad Alam, and deprived him of cash, jewellery and other valuables.
A case (FIR 459/2009) was registered under Sections 392 (punishment for robbery) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
The accused was produced in court in custody and the judge remanded him back to prison along with his conviction warrant to serve out the remainder of his sentence.