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Sialkot woman commits suicide over husband’s second marriage 'prank'

11:33 AM | 14 Nov, 2021
Sialkot woman commits suicide over husband’s second marriage 'prank'

LAHORE – In a sad incident in Sialkot, a city in North-East Punjab, a woman allegedly ends life after hanging herself with a ceiling fan as her husband, who lives in UAE, pranked her that he contracted a second marriage.

Reports in local media said a Pakistani expatriate Ramzan, who tied with the victim identified as Fauzia around seven years ago, carried out a trick on his wife by saying that he married for another time with a middle-eastern woman in Dubai.

As the man, tried to tease his wife, he hung up after making the shocking revelation. The distressed wife then sent him a number of video messages, but as the husband remained unresponsive, the wife committed suicide, as she ‘didn’t want to share him with anyone’.

In another development in the case, an FIR was registered on the complaint of the victim’s family which stated that Fouzia’s in-laws tortured her to death.

Meanwhile, police officials said it was unclear whether the deceased had committed suicide or was subjected to torture by her in-laws. Law enforcers are investigating the matter from all angles.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
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 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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