LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court has sentenced Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, a key leader of the banned outfit, to a total of 15 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs.300,000.

According to details, the anti-terrorism court heard the case of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, a key leader of the banned outfit. The CTD took a stand in the court that Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi runs a dispensary and But collects financing, which is used to finance terrorists.

The accused’s lawyers argued that the allegations of aiding the terrorists were false, adding that the case was registered due to baseless propaganda.

ATC Judge Ijaz Ahmed Butter ruled on the completion of the hearing. The court sentenced Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi to a total of 15 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 300,000 under various provisions.

The court said that Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi will have to spend six more months in jail for non-payment of the fine. Jail Superintendent Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi will be taken into custody. He will be detained till the current verdict.

It may be recalled that Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested by the CTD and was charged with alleged illegal funding.

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