Quetta: ATC hands MPA Yar Mohammad Rind, son life terms
QUETTA: The Quetta Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) awarded life-imprisonment to Balochistan Assembly MPA and former Federal Minister Sardar Yar Mohammad Rind, his son Sardar Khan Rind and four other people for allegedly kidnapping a man and failing to appear before the court, on Tuesday in absentia.
A case was registered at Shoran police station in 2009 against Yar Mohammad Rind, who is also Chief of the Rind tribe, his son former district Nazim Sardar Khan Rind and his other accomplices Sabzal Khan, Mohammad Yusuf, Allah Dina, Wali Mohammad and Din Mohammad.
In the FIR they were accused of kidnapping a person Imamudin in 2009 from Sanni area.
The Challan of the case was submitted to ATC Quetta-II upon which the court issued notices to Yar Mohammad Rind and other accused, to appear before the court. However, despite the frequent notices none of the accused turned up during the hearings.
The judge of ATC Quetta-II Aminuddin Bazai convicted the six accused on the charges of kidnapping a man, awarding life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 50,000, each, for ignoring court notices and deliberately not ensuring their presence in court during the hearings.
The verdict further said that in failing to deposit the fine, the accused will face a year imprisonment. One of the accused namely Din Mohammd was declared innocent by the court as no charges were proved against him.