Acid attack: man slapped 30-year term, Rs1m fine -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Acid attack: man slapped 30-year term, Rs1m fine

FAISALABAD: The Anti-Terrorism Court handed down 30-year imprisonment along with more than Rs1 million fine to an accused on Thursday for throwing acid on a woman in Shorkot.

The ATC Judge, Ishtiaq Ahmed, concluding the case slapped 14-year imprisonment with Rs1 million fine under Section 336 of the PPC on the accused, Aun Abbas, of Abbas Pur, besides 14-year sentence with Rs19,000 fine under Section 7 of the ATA, one-year imprisonment with Rs20,000 fine under Section 337-F1 and one-year punishment with Rs10,000 fine under Section 354 of the PPC.

The convict, on April 7, threw acid on Khalida Mai, 40, after she refused to marry her daughter to him.

Meanwhile, the same court allowed two-day physical remand of Ijaz Ahmed, accused of throwing acid on Uzma of Islam Nagar. The victim suffered acid burns on May 31 near Sitara Colony and breathed her last on Wednesday.