Four Muslims sentenced to death for blasphemy in Rawalpindi

04:07 PM | 5 Sep, 2023
Four Muslims sentenced to death for blasphemy in Rawalpindi
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RAWALPINDI – An additional district and sessions court in garrison city of Rawalpindi sentenced four suspects to death after finding them guilty in a blasphemy case. 

Additional Sessions Judge Ahsan Mahmood Malik awarded seven-year imprisonment to the fifth suspect in the case registered against them by the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing (CCW). 

The judge in his verdict stated that blasphemy against the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and desecration of the Holy Quran were heinous and unforgivable crimes. He added that there was no leniency for the perpetrators of such crimes. 

The four convicts, who has been awarded death sentence, has been identified as Wazir Gul, Muhammad Amin, Faizan Razak and Muhammad Rizwan. The court has also imposed a fin of Rs100,000 for the crime under the Section 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and life imprisonment and a fine of Rs100,000 under the Section 295-B of the PPC, reports said. 

The FIA had registered the case the five convicts in September last year after a complaint was lodged against them by a civilian. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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