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ATC issues arrest warrants for PTI chief in multiple terror cases

10:58 AM | 13 Jul, 2023
ATC issues arrest warrants for PTI chief in multiple terror cases
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ISLAMABAD - An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday issued bailable arrest warrants for former prime minister Imran Khan and his aides in three different cases related to violence outside the judicial complex during court appearance.

Judge Abul Hasnat heard the cases against the PTI chairman as his counsel filed an exemption plea for his client. The judge ruled that the accused needed to appear before the court, as the judge stressed presence in the ongoing proceedings.

The court then issued warrants for PTI chief, other leaders including Farrukh Habib, Shibli Faraz, and Hassan Niazi, in connection with the judicial complex attack case.

The judge further directed all accused to appear before the charges leveled against them, and adjourned the hearing of the case until July 19.

Earlier, Islamabad police booked the PTI chairman and his party leaders for attacking, vandalising, and damaging the judicial complex. Khan, who is facing over 150 cases since being removed from power, arrived at Islamabad’s Judicial Complex with a sea of people amid mayhem in which several party leaders suffered injuries.

The case was registered under Section 353/7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act and other provisions for provoking masses to vandalism.

In the FIR, cops maintained that an attempt was made by leaders and workers of the former ruling party to attack the Federal Judicial Complex and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) under an organised plan.

The state-owned property was damaged at the judicial complex by armed workers who threatened to kill police officials and administration members at the judicial complex, it further added.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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