Lahore: 2 awarded life imprisonment
LAHORE: Additional District and Sessions Judge Nadeem Shaukat on Friday awarded life imprisonment to two Muhammad Tanvir and Muhammad Hamid for possession of 195kg hashish and 12kg opium. The judge also fined Rs100,000 each and in case of nonpayment they would undergo six more months’ imprisonment each. As per details, the Gulberg police arrested them in 2008 and recovered 195kg of hashish and 12kg opium. Later an FIR was registered against them under section 9–CNSA (Control of Narcotic substance Act). On Friday, after hearing arguments in which the prosecution established their guilt the court awarded them life imprisonment.