Punjab ex-info minister Sumsam Bukhari, son face police case over attack on professor

11:44 AM | 13 Feb, 2024
Punjab ex-info minister Sumsam Bukhari, son face police case over attack on professor
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OKARA - Sumsam Bukhari, the former information minister of Punjab, and his son faced police case in wake of an attack on Okara University professor.

It started with an attack on Professor Dr. Anwarul Haq who was injured by unidentified assailants riding a car. The attackers managed to escape from the scene after opening gunshots.

The victim was leaving the varsity campus when unidentified suspects intercepted his car and attempted to abduct him. The faculty member resisted, and the culprits shot at and injured him. The injured professor was shifted to the DHQ hospital for treatment. 

Later, a case was lodged against 10 people, including former minister Sumsam Bukhari and his son Hassan Bukhari. 

Police started probe as the motive behind the attack remains unknown, while investigators work diligently to uncover the circumstances leading up to the incident. 

Okara University administration and faculty members await further updates from cops as they pursue leads and gather evidence.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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