ISLAMABAD – Federal Investigators on early Thursday detained senior journalist and TV anchor Imran Riaz Khan, a strong critic of institutions and the incumbent coalition government.
Reports in local media claimed that the 47-year-old was taken into custody by FIA’s cybercrime wing from the Allama Iqbal International Airport, his counsel confirmed.
Khan’s counsel told said the cases filed against his client are not being disclosed yet, calling his arrest illegal and announcing to move court.
Initial reports suggest that the TV show host, who also appear on his YouTube channel, was stopped at the Lahore Airport when he was trying to travel to UAE.
A clip shared by the official handle of PTI shows the defiant politician in the custody of FIA.
Imran Riaz Khan has been taken into custody by the FIA. We can safely that human right are completely non existent in Pakistan, a fascist state where rule of law is absent! pic.twitter.com/lN34QTrJMS— PTI (@PTIofficial) February 2, 2023
The development comes hours after former minister Sheikh Rasheed was arrested from Rawalpindi in a late-night police raid.
Imran Riaz was first arrested in July last year after being booked in over a dozen cases. He was later released on bail by Lahore High Court.
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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on March 25, 2023 (Saturday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||345.5||349|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.92||36.27|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||177.56||179.56|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 207,000 on Saturday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs177,470.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Karachi||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Islamabad||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Peshawar||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Quetta||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Sialkot||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Attock||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Gujranwala||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Jehlum||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Multan||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Gujrat||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Nawabshah||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Chakwal||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Hyderabad||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Nowshehra||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Sargodha||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Faisalabad||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
|Mirpur||PKR 207,000||PKR 2,445|
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