Pak: Death sentence, 112-yr jail term for convict
Lahore: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has given death sentence and a 112-year prison term to a man involved in a case in which 13 people were killed when explosives stored in his house went off.
Riaz Ali, a resident of Mian Chanu in Khanewal district of Punjab, was convicted and sentenced by the anti-terrorism court in Multan yesterday.
The prosecution said a large quantity of explosives stored in Ali`s house exploded on July 13, 2009.
As a result of the blast, 13 people were killed and 29 others injured. The explosion also destroyed about 35 nearby houses.
The court ordered Ali to pay a fine of Rs 1.5 million.
The court acquitted Ali`s brother, Imtiaz Ali, and another accused, giving them the benefit of the doubt.
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