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PublishDate: Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:05

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.

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