Published On: Thu, May 18th, 2017

Drug peddler sentenced to death for cop killing

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KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday sentenced a drug peddle to death in the murder case of a police constable who was killed over taking action against drug peddling in Baldia Town seven years ago.

The ATC judge found Afaq Ahmed guilty of killing Tariq Abbasi and injuring his accomplice Muhammad Fayyaz, who is also a policeman in an armed ambush in Rasheedabad while the policemen were patrolling the area on a motorbike and tried foil drug peddling.

According to the prosecution, Afaq apart from being a drug dealer in Baldia Town neighborhood was also involved in several other crimes.–PPI


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