Lahore kidnapper gets caught red handed by the people, almost beaten to death

12:52 PM | 13 Aug, 2016
Lahore kidnapper gets caught red handed by the people, almost beaten to death
LAHORE (Web Desk) - Residents of Lahore have become extra cautious after a rise in child kidnappings and owing to the same vigilance an alleged child lifter was caught red handed by locals who was then brutally thrashed, almost beaten to death.

The incident happened in Malik park area of Bilal Gunj Lahore where a gang comprising of three members tried to kidnap a 3-year-old girl but his father rushed to the spot foiling the lifters bid.

The kidnappers upon resistance by girl's father opened fire at him, injuring him badly. Meanwhile, people from neighbourhood reached the spot and caught a kidnapper while two others managed to flee the scene.

The locals then took their frustration out and tortured the kidnapper badly. Reportedly, they tied a rope around his neck and dragged him across the street. The kidnapper was later handed over to Police in a critical condition. Police recovered a pistol from him as well.


The writer is a civil servant.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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