Lahore: Kidnapped girl makes a dramatic escape

04:10 PM | 13 Aug, 2016
Lahore: Kidnapped girl makes a dramatic escape
LAHORE (Web Desk) -  A kidnapped girl hailing from Lahore was fortunate enough to escape from kidnappers after she was taken away by an unknown woman.

According to the details, Zakia, a student of BBA hon's reached a private college near Muslim Town Morr. As soon as she came out of examination hall, an unknown burqa clad woman sought her help to read a letter.

As soon as the girl started reading, the woman sprayed something on her face due to which she lost her conscioussness.

The woman then took her to an unknown place. The girl was shocked to see a transgender sitting beside her as she regained consciousness after some time.

The girl could notice screams of children coming from the adjacent room before being injected with something to faint her again.

The girl escaped from the clutches of kidnappers in a dramatic turn of events and was fortunate to reach Jinnah Hospital police check post. The girl was later handed over to her parents

Police is investigating into different aspects of the kidnap. Kidnapping is on the rise in Punjab from last two months and there seems to be no end to it despite government's efforts to curb the menace.

The writer is a civil servant.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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