ATC awards life sentence to kidnapping for ransom accused




An anti-terrorism court awarded life term sentence to an accused in kidnapping for ransom case in Sahiwal. The court also seized property of convict Sherbaz in kidnapping of a doctor for ransom.

According to the prosecution Sherbaz had kidnapped Dr Sajid Mustafa along with two other accomplices. The kidnappers received 12.7 million rupees as ransom money from the family and released the abducted doctor.

The police later conducted a raid for arrest of the on February 23 this year. Two brothers involved in kidnapping were killed in a shootout with police.

Earlier report of the crime said that four armed men allegedly kidnapped the doctor of the DHQ teaching hospital in Sahiwal when he was on his way to clinic.—INP


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