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Chinese man handed death sentence for killing Pakistani student

09:38 PM | 4 Jun, 2020
Chinese man handed death sentence for killing Pakistani student

ISLAMABAD – A court in eastern Jiangsu province has awarded death sentence to a Chinese citizen for killing a Pakistani student in a dispute in 2018.

The Nanjing Intermediate People’s Court handed the capital punishment to Cong, 28, for international homicide after it rejected all defense arguments. The court remarked that the murder should be considered as international injury.

The victim, identified as Moizuddin, was enrolled in a Chinese language program at Nanjing Normal University, where he had been studying on a Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarship since 2017.

A CCTV footage showed the 26-year-old Pakistani standing along a road when Cong attacked him with knife following a dispute over a petty issue.

Following the incident, police reached the scene and shifted to a nearby hospital but succumbed to his wounds the same day.

The assailant, after the stabbing Moiz, took refuge in his female friend Xia’s house but both were arrested hours after the murder.

The court also rejected a defense argument that the deceased had provoked the brawl.

The friend of the killer has been given 17 months in prison for giving shelter to the murderer.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 13 June 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 13, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal at 75.9.

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.6 280.65
Euro EUR 296 299
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.1 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.88 748.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206
China Yuan CNY 38.38 38.78
Danish Krone DKK 40.14 40.54
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.19 917.19
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.3 59.9
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.52 731.52
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.5 205.5
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.94 312.44
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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