Court awards lifetime imprisonment, imposed fine on drugs smuggler

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Our Correspondent

Abbottabad

Model Court Abbottabad Thursday sentenced lifetime imprisonment and imposed a Rs 0.5 million fine to Ismail Khan after being convicted for trying to smuggle narcotics. After hearing the arguments of both sides the model court judge found Ismail guilty for smuggling Hashish and sentenced him to life time imprisonment with a Rs.5 lakh fine.
On October 10,2019, on a tip-off, Excise Intelligence Bureau Inspector Naseem Khan raided in Jinnah Abad where Ismail Khan was bringing the Hashish from Darra Adam Khail. In street No.2 of Jinnah Abad, a suspected car was thoroughly checked and 8 kilograms of Hashish recovered which was covered in the doors and other parts.
Excise Inspector Naseem Khan arrested the driver Islamil Khan and seized 8 kilogram Hashis, during the investigation the accused confessed that he was a resident of Peshawar and was transporting Hashish from Dara Adam Khal to Abbottabad. On the request of Inspector Naseem Khan, Mirpur police station registered a case of drug smuggling against Ismail Khan, after completion of challan by Naseem Khan model court Abbottabad started hearing the case.