Karachi: 'Knife attacker' likely to surrender today

03:24 PM | 13 Oct, 2017
Karachi: 'Knife attacker' likely to surrender today
KARACHI - A suspect, who is considered to be behind the series of knife attacks in Karachi, has reportedly contacted police to offer his arrest today (Friday).

Police suspect that Wasim, who had wounded several women in Sahiwal last year and was released on bail, is behind the recent attacks in Karachi.

Following the suspicion, SSP Haider Zaman was trying to trace him for investigation for a week but he could not find him.

However, the suspect has approached the police officer himself, and assured them that he would arrive at the police station by Friday evening.

Terror engulfed Karachi after the women were attacked wi a h knife, while the police advised the women to stay at home as evening approached.

The first incident, in the chain of attacks, was reported on September 25. Since then, the unknown man has carried out several attack injuring more than 20 women.

The incidents took place in Gulistan-e-Johar, Gulshan Chowrangi and Gulshan-e-Jamal areas.

Karachi Police also released pictures — screengrabs from the CCTV footage — of the suspect, claiming the suspect appears to be a lean man, aged 20-29.


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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