Karachi: 2 jailed for 3 years
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate sentenced on Wednesday two men to three years in prison in a robbery case. Shahzad Ahmed and Zeehsan were found guilty of taking the vehicle of Ahsanullah away and depriving him of cash in February 2011 within the remit of the Saddar police station. Judicial Magistrate (south) Hatim Aziz Solangi also directed the convicts to pay Rs25,000 each to the complainant as compensation. In case of non-payment, they would have to undergo an additional six–month imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, the accused intercepted the victim on March 10, 2011 in Saddar, robbed him of cash and also took away his car, but a police party chased the accused and arrested them after a shootout.
A case (FIR 60/11) was registered under Sections 392 (punishment for robbery) and 34 of the PPC.
The accused were produced in court in custody and after the pronouncement of the verdict the judge remanded them back to prison to serve out the remainder of their sentences.