KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court in Karachi Tuesday awarded capital punishment to the mastermind of the Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) blast Abdul Hameed Bugti, DawnNews reported.
The court sentenced Bugti to death after hearing arguments from both sides and reviewing evidence presented by the prosecutors.
In a separate case, Bugti was awarded the life sentence whereas the court also ordered seizure of his property.
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A penalty of Rs8 million was also imposed on him.
Meanwhile, another suspect in the case was proclaimed an offender.
Four security guards were killed and 21 others wounded when a powerful car bomb had exploded in front of the PIDC House on Nov 15, 2005.
First Published In Dawn, 10th June, 2014