“Is there no fear of Allah?” SHC judge expresses shock over death sentence in cannabis export case

“Is there no fear of Allah?” SHC judge expresses shock over death sentence in cannabis export case

May 28, 2022 0

What happened:

The Sindh High Court (SHC) expressed shock after a death sentence was handed down in a case involving the possession of 12kg of hashish and requested arguments from the trial court.

Details:

The petition was considered by a court led by Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro. Shahbaz Khan, according to the petitioner’s lawyer, was arrested in Nazimabad in connection with a cannabis export case. In addition to a Rs1 million fine, the culprit was condemned to death. Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro yelled in disbelief, “The death punishment for 12kg of marijuana! Is there no fear of Allah?”

What’s next:

The case was filed against the accused in Nazimabad police station. The court has requested arguments from both the parties on June 14.

Mahnoor Tariq
Mahnoor Tariq
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