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Motorway gang-rape case: LHC takes notice of prize money announced for Punjab police over Abid's arrest

11:36 AM | 14 Oct, 2020
Motorway gang-rape case: LHC takes notice of prize money announced for Punjab police over Abid's arrest

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court (LHC) has taken strict notice of the prize money announced for police over motorway gang rape main suspect Abid Malhi’s arrest on Wednesday.

According to media details, during the hearing, LHC Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan has remarked that if the police officers now perform their duties to get prizes, adding that the Punjab government has started a new custom.

Justice Qasim Khan said further that children are being raped while the culprits are moving freely and police was unable to arrest Abid Malhi. Is it not police’s duty to arrest the suspects? 

LHC judge added that the court will not spare anybody involved in negligence.

It is pertinent to be mentioned here that Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar had announced prize money of five million rupees after the main suspect in the motorway gang-rape case, Abid Malhi was arrested. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 20 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains marginally same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 20, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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