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Inquiry ordered over Sindh police ads againt Rangers

12:06 PM | 7 Oct, 2015
Inquiry ordered over Sindh police ads againt Rangers
KARACHI (Web Desk) - Additional Inspector General (AIG) Karachi Mushtaq Mehar has ordered an inquiry into controversial advertisements in Tuesday’s local newspapers apparently by police seeking masses support to identify Rangers officials allegedly behind kidnapping of six missing citizens, Geo TV reported on Wednesday.

The advertisements appeared in various national newspapers read that the six missing persons had been taken away by unidentified Rangers personnel. The masses were urged in the ads to inform the DSP Orangi Town if they were aware of missing people’s whereabouts.

Speaking to Geo News late on Tuesday, AIG Mehar said the ads were published without approval, adding that Sindh government’s information department assisted in publishing the ads.

He said cases were lodged against the Pakistan Rangers Sindh upon court orders. Summary of first information report (FIR) was attached with the letter sent to the newspapers for the advertisements.

Meanwhile taking notice of the matter, Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Sial has ordered a probe into it besides suspending the DSP Orangi Town.

In a telephonic conversation with Inspector General Sindh Police Ghulam Haider Jamali, the home minister directed him to launch a swift investigation regarding publishing of controversial advertisements.

Sial has also formed a three-member inquiry committee, headed by the DIG counter-terrorism department (CTD), which is directed to present a report on the issue within three days.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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