Sindh High Court releases five terrorists convicted of 14 years jail by ATC

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday set aside the conviction of five terror suspects in a case related to possession of illicit arms and explosive material.

Among the five convicts Abdul Haq and Ali Raza were sentenced to fourteen years in jail, Kashif was to undergo imprisonment of eight years, while Salim and Arshad were sent to prison for seven years by an anti-terrorism court.

A division bench of the high court announced its verdict on the appeals of five suspects after hearing arguments from defense and prosecution sides.

The court ordered their release provided that they were not required in any other criminal case.

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