Elderly man robbed of $4,000 in Karachi

04:53 PM | 8 Dec, 2023
Elderly man robbed of $4,000 in Karachi
Source: File Photo

KARACHI – An elderly man was robbed of $4,000 when he was on way to home after withdrawing the foreign currency from a private bank in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi on Friday. 

Aziz Bhatti Police Station has registered the First Information Report (FIR) of the incident under Section 397/34 and 944/2023 on a complaint of the victim identified as Aqeeluddin. 

In a statement to police, he said his son Adnan Aqeel, who is settled in Saudi Arabia, had sent the amount equivalent to around Rs1.1 million to him. 

On December 6, I withdraw the amount from a private bank at 12 and going back to home in a rickshaw when two suspects, who were riding a bike, intercepted them and took away the money at gunpoint,” Aqeeludding said. 

According to a report, the number of people killed by street criminals across Karachi in the first nine months (January-September) of the current year reached 100.

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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