Czech mannequin challenges conviction in drug smuggling case in LHC

A Czech girl convicted for trying to smuggle heroin from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi challenged her sentence within the Lahore Excessive Court docket on Tuesday.

A further district and classes courtroom in Lahore on March 20 had sentenced Czech mannequin Tereza Hluskova to eight years and eight months in jail and fined her Rs113,000 after she was arrested final yr on expenses of carrying eight and a half kilogrammes of heroin from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal Worldwide Airport.

In her attraction filed earlier than the Lahore Excessive Court docket by way of her lawyer, Hluskova has requested that the ruling of the classes courtroom be put aside because it negated the true info of the case.

The 21-year previous mannequin has claimed she is harmless and had come to Pakistan on a three-month household go to visa for Islamic research.

In the course of the listening to final month, Extra Periods Choose Shehzad Raza had pronounced her responsible and handed her an eight yr and eight months jail time period. The listening to was additionally attended by the deputy secretary of the Czech embassy.

The courtroom in its verdict had mentioned the prosecution had been profitable in confirming Hluskova was responsible of smuggling heroin and that she had didn’t show her innocence.

The courtroom had additional mentioned she had the precise to attraction her sentence.