Afghan sentenced to 25 years in prison for smuggling gold
An Afghan national was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Friday after an anti-terrorism court in Peshawar, Pakistan, found him guilty of smuggling over 3kg gold across the border.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The accused, Idrees, was charged and found guilty under various sections of ’s_money-laundering laws.
Idrees was arrested in August last year and has until now been held in custody, Pakistan’s News International reported.
The court also fined Idrees Rs96 million ($630,000) and ordered his deportation once his sentence has been served.