Strange case of an Iranian CG translator who may also be a hit-man and a policeman

02:56 PM | 11 Oct, 2016
Strange case of an Iranian CG translator who may also be a hit-man and a policeman
KARACHI - In a shocking revelation, the police on Tuesday claimed that a man who was recently arrested on the suspicion of target killing and sectarian violence, had worked as a translator for the neighboring country’s consul general.

The man, identified as Mehdi Moosvi, was arrested by police from Shadman Town area of Karachi.

According to officials, the suspected 'contract killer', allegedly involved in sectarian killings and terrorism, has made shocking revelations during the investigation.

“He disclosed that he has worked as translator of a neighboring country’s consul general, and has also accompanied his country’s diplomat during meetings with former Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah and other high officials,” a police official said.


He has been seen in company of council general of the ‘neighboring country’ as a translator in a meetings with former chief minister Sindh and senior Pakistan Peoples Party leader Qaim Ali Shah and other high officials.

He also used to roam in police mobile vans with weapons. In some pictures he can be seen wearing police uniform and holding a gun beside a police mobile van number SPL 246.

Courtesy: Samaa

The police mobile was allotted to a senior official of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).

Sources also said that he had been working with a senior officer of Federal Investigation Agency.

Investigation is underway to uncover relations of the target killer with high officials. He has been involved in religious and sectarian murders across the city.

Hamza Rao is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan. He can be reached at He tweets at @HamzaRaoxxx


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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