BAHAWALPUR: A sessions court awarded life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs500,000 to a drug trafficker belonging to Pishin, Quetta.Ahmedpur East Additional District and Sessions Judge Ali Raza announced this verdict on Friday.

According to the prosecution, accused Nasruddin was on his way to Ahmedpur East when he was intercepted, on a tip off, by the officials of the Nowshehra Jadid police station in 2020. The police, after a thorough search of his truck found 121 packets - - one kilo each -- of charas under the seat of the driver.

The Nowshehra Jadid police registered a case under FIR No 580/20, arrested the truck driver and submitted his challan to the court.

Published in Dawn, October 2nd, 2022

Sunday, October 2, 2022