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Brig (r) Asad Munir commits suicide 'fearing NAB prosecution'

11:40 AM | 15 Mar, 2019
Brig (r) Asad Munir commits suicide 'fearing NAB prosecution'
ISLAMABAD - Former member state Capital Development Authority (CDA), Brigadier (retd) Asad Munir committed suicide on Friday.

Police said that Asad Munir committed suicide, adding that his dead body hanging with a fan was found from his flat located at the Diplomatic Enclave.

Journalist claimed that Asad Munir was upset over the reports that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had granted approval for the filing of a reference against him.

Before committing suicide Asad Munir also wrote suicide note addressed to Chief Justice of Pakistan. In the suicide note, Asad Munir Wrote: "I'm committing suicide to avoid humiliation, being handcuffed and paraded in front of media...I'm giving my life in the hope that you'll bring positive changes in system where incompetent people r playing with life & honor of citizens in name of accountability."

NAB had accused Munir of misusing his authority and restoring a plot in F-11 area in Islamabad.

He was also the former director of intelligence agency Peshawar.

His funeral will be held H-8 graveyard at 5:00 pm today.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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