ATC Judge Aijaz Buttar convicted the accused fort possessing explosive material.
The court handed Khalil Brohi and Ghulam Rasool Brohi life term in jail as facilitators of the bombing attack in Shikarpur, which claimed 65 lives, while more than 100 people were injured in the terror incident.
Larger bench made to determine the extent of a life sentencing, the bench will be headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Asif Saeed Khosa.
The trial court had awarded death sentence to Saifullah for shooting to death his two brothers over a land dispute in Bhakkar district of Punjab.
AHMEDABAD: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat on Friday increased the punishment for cow slaughter from seven years to life imprisonment as Hindu hardliners push for tougher protections for the holy animal. Under the stiffened penalties passed by Gujarat's state assembly, anyone caught transporting cows for slaughter could also face up to 10 years in jail. Cows are considered sacred in Hindu-majority India, and their slaughter is illegal in most states. "A cow is not an animal. It is symbol of…
LAHORE: FIA officials stopped a Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) from traveling outside the country, ARY News reported. Immigration Department of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) stopped the ruling party's MNA Chaudhry Abid Raza from exit, who was traveling to Turkish capital Istanbul. He was denied travel to abroad after 90 minutes of questioning by the investigation authority. It should be noted that a court had found Raza guilty of the murder of six people in Gujrat in 1998. Anti Terrorism Court, in 2003,…
ISTANBUL: Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday demanded two life sentences and an additional 1,900 years in prison for US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed by Ankara for masterminding last month's failed coup.
LAHORE: Anti-Terrorism Court on Monday handed life sentence to two convicts in the Kasur child abuse case and imposed fine of Rs. 0.3 million, ARY News reported.