Lahore court releases over 90 supects in Minar-e-Pakistan assault case

07:48 PM | 3 Sep, 2021
Lahore court releases over 90 supects in Minar-e-Pakistan assault case

LAHORE – A sessions court on Friday ordered to release 98 men in a case related to assault on a woman at Minar-e-Pakistan.

The suspects were produced before the court after they were not identified by the victim, a tiktoker, in an identification parade conducted on September 1.

The judge, during the hearing, remarked that there was no point to keep them in jail as they were not involved in the incident.

On Wednesday, rhe woman TikToker identified six suspects through an identification parade.

Reports in local media quoting sources said around 160 suspects were presented before for the identification process while she picked six for their alleged role in the gruesome incident at Greater Iqbal Park.

Meanwhile, it was also reported that law enforcers brought the victim girl along with his partner Rambo in an armored vehicle in wake of security threats while the families of the detained suspects were protesting outside the jail.

Earlier, the victim refused to attend an identification parade citing illness. Magistrate Noman Nasir had returned without the completion of the identification parade.

She conveyed that she was not feeling well and could not attend the proceeding as 144 people had to be paraded before her during the identification process.

The heinous incident surfaced when the female TikToker was assaulted and molested by a charged mob. Later, the clip went viral on social media, showing hundreds of men attacking her as she went to the park with four of her friends to celebrate Independence Day.

Narrating the ordeal she faced, the victim said she was shooting TikTok videos in the park when hordes of men of all ages climbed a fence and later attacked them. She told that the mob groped her, tore off her clothes, and tossed her in the air. She also alleged men for depriving them of personal belongings including a mobile phone along with a gold ring and studs.

A case was lodged against 400 people for their alleged involvement in the incident and further proceedings are underway.


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 February 02, 2023 (Thursday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 271.1 271.6
Euro EUR 298.27 298.87
UK Pound Sterling GBP 335.5 336.2
U.A.E Dirham AED 73.03 73.33
Saudi Riyal SAR 71.49 71.80
Australian Dollar AUD 188.9 191.3
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.73 720.73
Canadian Dollar CAD 200.95 203.15
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.11 39.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 877.76 886.76
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs207,100 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,670.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs164,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 179,100.

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Karachi PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Islamabad PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Peshawar PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Quetta PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Sialkot PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Attock PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Gujranwala PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Jehlum PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Multan PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Bahawalpur PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Gujrat PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Nawabshah PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Chakwal PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Hyderabad PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Nowshehra PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Sargodha PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Faisalabad PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420
Mirpur PKR 207,100 PKR 2,420


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