Mannequin City tragedy: Gullu Butt launched from jail

Gullu Butt, the notorious baton-wielding man caught vandalising property throughout violence in Mannequin City in 2014, was launched from Kot Lakhpat jail on Monday, jail sources advised media.
Shahid Aziz, alias Gullu Butt, was sentenced to 11 years and three months in jail by an Anti-Terrorism Courtroom (ATC) on Oct 30, 2014 beneath 5 sections of legal guidelines and fined Rs100,000.
Gullu Butt was accused of rowdyism, obstructing public servants in discharge of official duties, and smashing non-public autos with a membership outdoors Minhajul Quran Secretariat in Mannequin City on June 17, 2014 when a heavy police contingent was engaged with protesting staff of Dr Tahirul Qadri.
Police personnel had not stopped Butt from his unlawful actions relatively acted as silent spectator and facilitated him.
A division bench of the Lahore Excessive Courtroom earlier in Feb quashed Butt’s sentence, upholding his conviction beneath provisions of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC). The utmost punishment the court docket had awarded to Butt was five-year jail time period beneath Part 7 of Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) 1997.
He was given three months beneath Part 186 of the PPC, two years beneath Part 353 of the PPC, two years beneath Part 427 of the PPC and two years beneath Part 506 of the PPC.
Because the punishment was to run concurrently, Butt was as a result of come out of jail after present process the five-year sentence (the utmost penalty), and can be a free man when the LHC put aside the time period beneath Part 7 of the ATA and he had accomplished his most imprisonment of two years beneath the PPC.

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