KARACHI: A court has upheld the sentence of a convict convicted of spreading terrorism and raising funds for targeted killings and a former United Nations official.
An appeal was heard in the Sindh High Court against the conviction of Raees Mama, former sector in-charge of MQM London. After the hearing, the Sindh High Court issued an order upholding the sentence of the convicted Raees Mama, the court said in its verdict that there was strong evidence of fundraising for the spread of terrorism.
Furthermore, according to the court, the convicts could not acquit Raees Mama in the light of the evidence, the police said, adding that the convict was a government employee and the convict had raised funds to spread terrorism. The culprit got Rs 2.5 million in his bank account.
The money was used for terrorism and target killings in Karachi. Later, the criminal MQM used to carry out terrorism and target killings in London.