JIT comprising ISI, IB officers to probe Bahawalnagar 'stand-off' between army, cops

10:36 AM | 14 Apr, 2024
JIT comprising ISI, IB officers to probe Bahawalnagar 'stand-off' between army, cops
Source: social media

LAHORE – A high-level Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has been formed to investigate the Bahawalnagar incident.

Punjab government notified the JIT days after clips surfaced online showing men in forces uniforms allegedly roughing up police officials in Bahawalnagar.

The provincial Home Department appointed a special secretary as the convener of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT). The team also includes Bahawalpur Division commissioner, Special Branch Punjab DIG, and representatives from the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Intelligence Bureau (IB).

Earlier, Pakistan Army announced to investigate the alleged confrontation between police and army personnel after the arrest of a serving army official.

Four police officials, including SHO, have been arrested for unlawfully detaining a man and his two sons, including an army official, and for other charges like dereliction of duty and misuse of authority.

Another policeman has been suspended and is under investigation for allegedly spreading misinformation about the incident on social media.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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