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Two KU teachers detained in Karachi

05:03 PM | 1 Apr, 2017
Two KU teachers detained in Karachi
KARACHI - Law enforcement agencies detained two teachers of Karachi University on Saturday.

The detained teachers include Doctor Riaz and Mehar Afroz Murad. Reportedly, they were heading to press club Karachi when they were taken into custody.

According to sources, the varsity teachers were going to hold a press conference seeking the release of Dr.Hassan Zafar, an MQM member.

Following reports of their links with MMQ-London, one of their colleagues Naveen Haider addressed a press conference and refuted any association of her colleagues with MQM.

On the other hand, Mustafa Azizabadi, Member of Central Coordination Committee of MQM also clarified that the detained teachers had nothing to do with MQM.

Moreover, MQM-London stalwart Nadeem Nusrat stated that the teachers were not workers or party members affiliated with MQM London and said that they were teachers of Karachi University.

Meanwhile, the LEAs also reportedly took into custody an activist of democratic students federation, Naghma Iqtidar from near the Sindh Assembly building.

The writer is a civil servant.


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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