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Drug peddler sentenced to life in jail

CHITRAL: A court has sentenced a man to lifetime imprisonment in a drug peddling case, the Lower Chitral police said on Thursday.

It said the court also imposed a fine of Rs0.5 million under section 9D of the Control of Narcotics Substance Act.

The convict, Muhammad Ejaz, son of Muhammad Ishaq, resident of Jughore, was arrested by the Lower Chitral police.

As per prosecution, on Feb 4, 2023, the car of one Mohammad Ejaz was intercepted by the then station house officer of Chitral police station Muneerul Mulk in Shahi Bazaar and recovered 13.480kg charas concealed in different parts of the vehicle.

The police said the court sentenced the drug peddler on the basis of evidence produced by the investigation team led by SP Muhammad Sattar Khan.  


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