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'Can a common man get justice in Riyasat-e-Madina,' the bare-footed victim of feudalism speaks to Daily Pakistan (VIDEO)

Umme Rubab, 21, has attended more than 200 court hearings in the past four years to get justice for her slain family members

09:42 PM | 11 Dec, 2020
'Can a common man get justice in Riyasat-e-Madina,' the bare-footed victim of feudalism speaks to Daily Pakistan (VIDEO)

A 21-year-old woman from southeastern Sindh is actively pursuing a case of triple murder dating back to 2018. 

The heinous act, in which Umme Rubab’s father, uncle and grandfather were gunned down, happened in Dadu district of the province.

She blames tribal chieftains – belonging to influential political family – as the ones behind the assassinations.

Revealing to DailyPakistan the horrors she had been through, the girl detailed that the culprits were still at large and enjoyed the tutelage of police. 

"IGP Sindh has assured me that the police will soon arrest the culprits" she said in an exclusive interview.

The woman – who attends hearings barefoot as a sign of respect towards the court- alleged that Nawab Sardar Ahmed Chandio, the chieftain of Chandio tribe, ordered the killing adding that Burhan Chandio was also amongst the prime suspects in the case.

Two men, Ali Gohar Chandio and Sikandar Chandio, have been arrested and are in jail while Murtaza Chandio and Zulfiqar are still absconding and allegedly hiding in Balochistan, reports say. 

During the interview, the girl also shed light on her struggle against the murderers, regretting that she also approached the former chief justice but to no avail. 

The murders, which sent shock waves across the country, were committed days before Umme Rubab’s brother was about to tie the knot. 

“I will pursue the case till my last breath,” vowed the girl.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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