Two Dolphin Force officials arrested for 'robbing' citizens in Lahore

Mahmood Idrees 01:41 PM | 6 Sep, 2018
Two Dolphin Force officials arrested for 'robbing' citizens in Lahore
LAHORE - A force specially formed to curb robberies in Lahore faced a major blow to its prestige after two of its personnel were apprehended for their alleged involvement in looting citizens.

The Crime Investigation Agency Lahore has arrested four suspects, including two officials of Dolphin Force, during the probe in dozens of robberies happened in the city.

The arrested police personal have been identified as Bilal Ahmad having belt number 26059 and Bilal Ali belt no. 18388, while two others have been identified as Yasir and Aza. The arrest of the Dolphin Force officials raised objections to the recruitment process.

The CIA recovered ten motorcylces, pistols and stolen from the possession of the suspects, who also injured five people by firing at them during robbery attempts.

SP Dolphin squad Mohammad Nadeem said that both security officials were already suspended due to prolonged absence. He said that black sheep in the department will not be tolerated.

However, DSP Shehzad Rafique has been assigned a task to conduct an inquiry into the matter.


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 8, 2023 (Wednesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 276.9 280.15
Euro EUR 296.12 296.74
UK Pound Sterling GBP 331.78 332.48
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.06 75.36
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.48 73.79
Australian Dollar AUD 190.31 192.71
Bahrain Dinar BHD 732.23 740.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.22 207.42
China Yuan CNY 40.72 41.12
Danish Krone DKK 39.92 40.32
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.08 35.45
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 900.32 909.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 64.65 65.25
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.19 176.18
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.12 27.41
Omani Riyal OMR 715.11 723.11
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 75.64 76.34
Singapore Dollar SGD 208.03 210.03
Swedish Korona SEK 26.1 26.4
Swiss Franc CHF 297.31 299.81
Thai Bhat THB 8.25 8.4

KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.

The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.

On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.

In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.


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