LAHORE – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders Khawaja Salman Rafique and Hafiz Nauman have surrendered before cops in a case of assault on an army officer in Lahore.
Lahore Police officials told media outlets that PML-N leaders Khawaja Salman Rafique and Hafiz Noman were booked under sections 349, 149, 148, 427, and 379 a day after an army officer was beaten by guards of ruling PML-N leaders.
Four private guards were also arrested who tortured a serving officer last night. The arrests were made following the orders of acting CCPO Lahore and DIG Investigation.
In the FIR, Major Haris, who belongs to 126 L/C, maintained that a white SUV lost control and hit his car near Cavalry Ground.
As Major Haris attempted to confront the driver, a group of men hopped out of the car and started slamming his vehicle with iron rods. Later, the guards of the PML-N leader pulled Major Haris out of his vehicle and started beating him.
As people flocked to intervene, the attackers managed to escape, while attackers also took away Haris’ smartphone.
Meanwhile, the serving army officer suffered a fractured arm and is being treated at CMH Lahore.
Initially, the PML-N leader clarified that he traveled without guards and have no link with such incident, he also condemned the assault on the army officer.
Earlier in the day, the Pakistan Army spokesperson also addressed the incident, saying three men who assaulted the officer have been detained. Pakistan Army never lets its officers down, General Iftikhar said, adding the culprits would be brought to justice.
Pakistani rupee continued its momentum against the US dollar, and orther currencies in the open market on Thursday, as the local currency also improved in the inter-bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.
Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.41||36.76|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.54||176.54|
Gold price in Pakistan remained under pressure as the yellow metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Thursday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,100 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,130.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,000, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs189,960 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,825.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Thursday.
Today Gold Price in Pakistan (4 September 2023)
|Lahore||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Karachi||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Quetta||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Attock||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Multan||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|