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Donald Trump released after arrest; pleads not guilty of keeping classified documents

01:41 PM | 14 Jun, 2023
Donald Trump released after arrest; pleads not guilty of keeping classified documents
Source: realdonaldtrump/Instagram

WASHINGTON – Former US President Donald Trump was held at US court to face criminal charges in a case related to keeping national security documents.

It was the second courtroom visit for the Republican Party leader in recent times while the outspoken politician pleaded not guilty to charges. Criminal proceedings usually start with an arrest. The 77-year-old surrendered before cops at US Courthouse in Miami, on 37 federal charges related to his alleged illegal holding of documents related to national defense.

The indictment comes days after a federal grand jury indicted Trump for retention of national defence documents, plot to hinder justice, withholding a document or record, dishonestly hiding document or record, concealing a document in a federal probe, and false statements.

The serious charges carry a maximum sentence ranging from five years to 20 years, and the total sentence, is said to be in decades.

During the court proceedings, Trump supporters flocked to the courthouse while officials braced for charged members and were even prepared to deal with violent protests.

Earlier this year, the ex-president was arraigned in court on criminal charges related to hush money paid to the adult film star Stormy Daniels. The seasoned politician denied all charges and proclaimed his innocence and openly named the incumbent administration for targeting him.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
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 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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