Chotu gang leaders sentenced to 298 years in prison

09:45 PM | 26 Jul, 2019
Chotu gang leaders sentenced to 298 years in prison
DERA GHAZI KHAN - The leader of notorious Chotu Gang, Ghulam Rasool alias Chotu was sentenced to 298-years behind bars by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Dera Ghazi Khan.

Rasool was awarded the sentence on Thursday for killing two policemen in 2011; the other gangsters who have been convicted by the court were identified as Sher Khan and Ghulam Rasool Kahu.

Ghulam Rasool Kahu was awarded 308 years in prison.

The court also imposed Rs200,000 fine on each of the convicts and ordered them to submit the fine.

The orders came months after at least 20 gangsters, including those affiliated with infamous Chotu gang, were awarded death sentence by the ATC Multan on charges of killing six policemen in Rajanpur.

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On April 13, 2016, police teams from Bangla Ichcha police station, along with policemen from other stations in Rajanpur district, had conducted an operation against the Chotu gang in a forest area.

The police teams, however, came under attack from the criminals, in which six policemen were martyred and another eight were injured. Twenty-four other policemen were taken hostage by these gangsters. However, they were released by the criminals after nine days, court officials told APP.