2 Karachi extortionists sentenced to 5 years in jail
KARACHI: A special anti–terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday sentenced two persons for five years in prison after they were convicted on charges of money extortion. Accused Umair Ali and Shahid appeared before the special court, which ruled that they were found guilty of collecting bhatta. In addition, the ATC also imposed a fine of Rs200, 000 each. In case of non-payment of fine, they would serve another year in jail. The accused were arrested at a time when they came to collect extortion amount from an industrialist in Korangi.