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PM Imran Khan approves Rs70 million package for slain SP Tahir Dawar's family

07:01 PM | 4 Dec, 2018
PM Imran Khan approves Rs70 million package for slain SP Tahir Dawar's family
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a package of Rs70 million for the grieving family of Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar, who was tortured to death in Afghanistan after being kidnapped from the federal capital of Pakistan, Interior Minister Shehryar Afridi said on Tuesday.

In addition to the Rs70m package, SP Dawar's son will also be offered a job as an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police.

Dawar, head of Peshawar police’s rural circle, went missing in Islamabad under mysterious circumstances on October 26. His body was recovered in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on November 15 and later handed over to Pakistani authorities.

At a press conference, the country’s interior minister paid rich tribute to the martyred cop, calling him “a brave son of Pakistan”.

He recalled that the deceased police officer had previously survived two attacks and was a bread earner for three families.

Afridi told the media that a joint investigation team (JIT), formed to probe Dawar’s abduction, was continuing its work in the investigation.

Announcing that a five-member parliamentary committee would be formed over the issue and the body will remain in touch with the JIT.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal 12 April

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 12, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024


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