Accused convicted in terror financing



Anti-terrorism Court Bahawalpur on Thursday awarded punishment of imprisonment for eight years and a fine of Rs. 2 lac to accused Yameen in its decision in case FIR No. 45/15 u/s 11-N of ATA 1997, PS CTD Multan.

Yameen was convicted of collecting funds for a banned outfit.

A spokesman of Counter Terrorism Department told media personnel that the strong prosecution proved dedication of the Punjab government to stop terror financing to proscribed organizations and to crack down hard on militancy.