Ali Wazir walks free from Karachi jail after over two years

06:15 PM | 14 Feb, 2023
Ali Wazir walks free from Karachi jail after over two years
Source: Twitter

KARACHI - Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) leader and member of the National Assembly (MNA) Ali Wazir was released from jail on Tuesday after than two years of detention in sedition cases. 

Wazir, who was arrested from Peshawar in 2020, was detained at the Central Jail Karachi for allegedly inciting public against the state institution. 

The lawmaker and other leaders of the PTM were booked in four identical cases registered at Sohrab Goth, Shah Latif Town and Boat Basin police stations uder anti-terrorism charges.

Wazir’s lawyer told media that his client secured bail from a court in a case registered against him. He said that whenever his client was acquitted or granted bail in one case, a new case was registered against him in Sindh or Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

He said Ali Wazir had secured bail in three case while acquitted in one case by anti-terrorism court. 

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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