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Lahore police mistreatment 'claims life' of teen suspect's father

09:20 PM | 15 Aug, 2023
Lahore police mistreatment 'claims life' of teen suspect's father
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LAHORE – The alleged mistreatment meted out by Lahore police to the family of a 14-year-old boy, who was implicated in May 9 violence, has resulted in death of the teenager's father. 

Lahore Bar Association President Rana Intezar, who has been representing Arslan Naseem in the case, has narrated the ordeal faced by his family, in a video statement now circulating on social media. 

He said that Naseem is the only brother of five sisters and his family took him to Ghalib Market Police Station as they wanted the police to admonish him for his disobedient behaviour.

The police showed “efficiency” and booked him in the cases related to May 9 violence, which occurred following the arrest of PTI Chairman Imran Khan, the lawyer said. 

He alleged that police officials sexually harassed the sisters of the 14-year-old boy during this episode. 

The lawyer said an anti-terrorism court granted the teenager bail on August 9 after one month and 20 days of detention, adding that police raided his house the same day when his parents implored the officials to spare their son. 

Intezar said that police went back at that time and later raided the house on August 10 morning for the second time and threatened the family. It was the third raid when things turned ugly. Police officials damaged their one-marla house, he said, adding that the mother of the teenager told them that her husband was a cardiac patient. 

Following the third raid, the mental stress led to cardiac arrest and death of the teenager's father. He claimed that the family was now in hiding due to the police barbarity and they could not even attend their father's funeral. 

Saying there was no need to conduct raids when the boy had gotten bail from the court, the lawyer urged the high ups to take action against the incident and serve justice to the victim family.

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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