09 November 2018 :
An antiterrorism court on 8 November 2018 handed down death sentence to a convict and life imprisonment to two others for killing a man over non-payment of ‘protection’ money of just Rs2,000.
The convicts — Abdul Raheem, Ahmed Hassan and Anwar alias Baloch — were found guilty of kidnapping Saleem-ud-Din, demanding extortion money and killing him over non-payment.
The judge found the accused Abdul Raheem guilty of kidnapping the victim, a factory owner, killing him over non-payment of protection money and causing terror in society. He was handed down capital punishment.