PAKISTAN: A MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR TERRORISM
June 10, 2014: an anti-terrorism court in Karachi awarded capital punishment to the mastermind of the Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) blast Abdul Hameed Bugti, Dawn News reported.
The court sentenced Bugti to death after hearing arguments from both sides and reviewing evidence presented by the prosecutors.
In a separate case, Bugti was awarded the life sentence whereas the court also ordered seizure of his property. A penalty of 8 million rupees (about 81,150 USD) was also imposed on him.
Four security guards were killed and 21 others wounded when a powerful car bomb had exploded in front of the PIDC House on 15 November 2005. (Sources: Dawn.com, 10/06/2014)