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Groom beheads underage bride on delaying marriage

05:04 PM | 10 May, 2024
Groom beheads underage bride on delaying marriage

In a shocking turn of events, a 32-year-old groom in Karnataka, India, has reportedly beheaded his underage bride, Meena, following the cancellation of their wedding ceremony. The incident has sparked widespread outrage and condemnation.

The groom, identified as Prakash, had been set to marry Meena, a 16-year-old girl, in Karnataka. However, the wedding plans were halted by Karnataka police due to the bride's age, as she was deemed underage for marriage under Indian law.

Upon discovering the underage status of the bride, Karnataka police intervened and ordered the cessation of the wedding ceremony. They instructed the families involved to await Meena's attainment of legal marriage age, which is 18 years old in India.

Despite the police intervention and the postponement of the wedding, tragedy struck when Prakash, the groom, took matters into his own hands. In a fit of rage or apparent retaliation, he reportedly beheaded Meena following the cancellation of their nuptials.

Following the heinous act, Prakash fled the scene, evading capture by law enforcement authorities. The police have initiated a widespread search operation to locate and apprehend the perpetrator, who is now a fugitive from justice.

The brutal and senseless killing of Meena has sparked widespread public outrage and condemnation across Karnataka and beyond. The incident has reignited debates surrounding child marriage, women's rights, and the prevalence of gender-based violence in society.

Efforts are underway to bring the perpetrator to justice and ensure that Meena's family receives the support and justice they deserve in the wake of this horrific loss.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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