Zartaj Gul, Shibli Faraz, Raja Basharat among several PTI leaders get bail in May 9 cases

11:38 AM | 15 May, 2024
Zartaj Gul, Shibli Faraz, Raja Basharat among several PTI leaders get bail in May 9 cases

LAHORE – Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf including Shibli Faraz, Raja Basharat, Zartaj Gul, Zain Qureshi and several others have secured bail in May 9 violent riots.

ATC judge Malik Ijaz Asif presided over Wednesday’s proceedings, where over 500 individuals accused in the May 9 cases were present.

The court granted bail to 25 accused, including Shibli Faraz, Raja Basharat, Zartaj Gul, and Zain Qureshi.

KP Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur’s request for exemption from appearing was approved as court instructed him to attend the next hearing at Adiala Jail. The hearing was adjourned until May 29.

Hundreds of PTI leaders are e facing several cases related to May 9 riots. The clashes were linked to political tensions and disputes after arrest of former PM Imran Khan.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


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