Tajikistan citizen convicted of alcohol trafficking
The Tajikistan citizen was detained recently by counternarcotics police in Kunduz City with 2,911 litres of banned beverages that he smuggled in a container from his country into Afghanistan through the Sher Khan Dry Port.
A statement from CJTF said the Tajik was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison during an open trial on the basis of evidence. He had a defence lawyer to plead his case.
Under the relevant law, a convict could move a court of appeal before approaching the Supreme Court against the verdict.
A day earlier, an Iranian woman was sentenced to 20 years in jail on the charge of trafficking more than nine kilograms of heroin.
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