Over 900 cases of child kidnapping reported in Lahore in 2022

07:28 PM | 4 Dec, 2022
Over 900 cases of child kidnapping reported in Lahore in 2022
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LAHORE – More than 900 cases of child kidnapping were reported in the capital city of Pakistan’s second largest province Punjab reported in 11 months of the running year, shows official data.

The Lahore Police, in its report, said that 931 cases were registered during this person. A total of 898 children had been recovered while search for 33 others is underway.

More than 90 suspects in different cases were arrested while investigation is being conducted in 75 cases of kidnapping.

Lahore reported 44 child abduction cases only in November, while the police managed to find 37 kids.

SSP Investigation Hasnain Haider told media that sometimes children left their homes out of anger or went mission but cases in both circumstance were registered under kidnapping related sections.

He also dismissed the rumours circulating on social media claiming that a gang of kidnappers had been active in Lahore.  

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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