Justice For Zainab: Protests against Kasur rape-slay case enter second day

01:16 PM | 11 Jan, 2018
Justice For Zainab: Protests against Kasur rape-slay case enter second day
KASUR - Protests against the brutal killing of a seven-year-old girl after being raped on Thursday entered its second day amid grief in the air.

A large number of people are also protesting the killing of two person on Wednesday during aerial firing by police to disperse the protesters. However, the accused have not been traced by the police so far.

Zainab went missing five days prior to her body being found in a heap of garbage in Kasur. As per details, the girl was abducted near her home when she was on her way to Holy Quran class. An FIR was registered on January 4 by the victim’s uncle Muhammad Adnan as the girl’s parents were out of the country when she went missing. The FIR was registered at Sadar police station in Kasur. Her body was found on Tuesday night.

The demonstrators have blocked Kali Pul Chowk on Ferozepur Road, that links Lahore to Kasur, while schools and markets are also closed at different places in the city to mourn the inhuman act.

Meanwhile, Punjab Bar Council has also announced province-wide protest against the rape and killing of the minor girl.

Shehbaz Sharif's Resolve

Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif early Thursday visited the family of innocent Zainab, who was brutally killed after rape, and assured them of swift and exemplary justice.

The chief minister reached Zainab’s house at 5am along with Punjab government spokesperson Malik Ahmed Khan and DPO Kasur to condole with the family. He offered ‘Fateha’ for the seven-year-old girl.

During the visit, Shehbaz Sharif vowed to bring the culprits to the justice, adding that he was himself monitoring the case.

Reward on Accused's Arrest

The chief minister also announced Rs 10 million reward for providing information regarding the rapist-cum-murderer of the seven-year-old girl in Kasur.

According to media, the chief minister has ordered police to submit Challan in Zainab murder case within 24 hours, besides seeking details of other 12 such cases emerged in Kasur.

Shehbaz Sharif also announced Rs 3 million each for families of those who killed in police firing during the protest.



Rupee loses ground against US dollar, Euro, Pound and other currencies; Check forex rates here

Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.

Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 November 2022

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.1 288.15
Euro EUR 312 315
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.75
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.25 77
Australian Dollar AUD 186 187.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759 767
Canadian Dollar CAD 208 210
China Yuan CNY 39.93 40.33
Danish Krone DKK 41.88 42.28
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.24 36.59
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.55 1.63
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 916.38 925.38
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 210 212
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 323.37 325.87
Thai Bhat THB 8 8.04

Gold price in Pakistan moves up amid positive global cues; Check today gold price here

KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 28 November 2023

On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.

Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.

Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Karachi PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Islamabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Peshawar PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Quetta PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Sialkot PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Attock PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Gujranwala PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Jehlum PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Multan PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Bahawalpur PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Gujrat PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Nawabshah PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Chakwal PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Hyderabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Nowshehra PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Sargodha PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Faisalabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Mirpur PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600


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