Ride-sharing company’s bike rider 'raped' by passenger in Rawalpindi

09:21 AM | 13 Sep, 2022
Ride-sharing company’s bike rider 'raped' by passenger in Rawalpindi
Source: File Photo

RAWALPINDI – A driver of a ride-sharing company, Bykea, was allegedly raped by the passenger in cantonment city of Rawalpindi, it emerged on Tuesday.

Reports said that the incident occurred in Airport area where a suspect named Hassan sexually assaulted the rider.

Police have launched an investigation into the matter after registering a First Information Report (FIR) on a complaint lodged by the victim.

The Bykea rider said in its complaint that Hassan booked a ride and roamed over the city all the day, adding that the suspect asked him to come in wee hours of the next day as he wanted to go another place and will pay the fare after that.

“As I reached the given location in Rahimabad area, Hassan asked me to come inside the house as it will take some time to get him ready,” the complainant said.

“When I was sitting in a room the suspect entered and raped me and warned me of consequence upon revealing the ordeal,” he said.

The rider said that he explained the matter to his mother, who suggested him to file a police complaint against the suspect.

Following the complaint, police have started raiding different areas to arrest the suspect. 


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 18 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
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Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
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Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
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Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
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Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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