KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday awarded life term with fine of Rs 100,000 to convict Maroof Shah in explosives material possession case.
ATC judge found Shah guilty of possessing explosives material in 2014. The court pronounced verdict after recording the statements of witnesses, evidences and hearing arguments from both sides.
According to prosecution, police arrested accused in 2014 within the limits of Mehmoodabad police station had recovered explosives material from his possession.
The court also imposed fine of Rs 100,000 on accused who will have to undergo an additional one-year imprisonment if he fails to pay the fine. The court extended the benefit of 382-B of the CrPC to the convict which means his sentence would be counted from the day of his arrest.