LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment on two counts to two men involved in a kidnapping for ransom case.
The court also ordered to confiscate the property of the convicts.
The ATC-III Judge announced the decision after hearing arguments of parties and examining the available evidence.
According to the prosecution, the convicts – Qayum and Adnan alias Dani- had kidnapped Adnan Shaukat from Mustafa Town in January 2014 and released him after taking Rs 1 million.
Mustafa Town police had registered a case against the accused under Sections 365-A (kidnapping or abducting for extortion) and Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act.