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Notorious land-grabber Mansha Bomb arrested from Supreme Court

04:05 PM | 15 Oct, 2018
Notorious land-grabber Mansha Bomb arrested from Supreme Court
ISLAMABAD - The chief suspect in a land grabbing case, Malik Mansha Khokhar alias Mansha Bomb was arrested from the Supreme Court premises on Monday.

Khokhar, who is wanted by the law enforcement agencies in over 70 cases of land encroachment, murder and attempted murder, is the leader of a land mafia operating in Johar Town, Lahore.

Earlier today, he surrendered himself to the police after arriving at the top court to meet Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar.

The CJP had ordered the immediate arrest of the alleged land grabber, however, the authorities had failed to fulfil the court's orders.

Khokhar said that he had found out about the proceedings through the media, adding that he was a "law abiding citizen" who would never think of not appearing before the court.

He added that he feared "discrimination" on the hands of the investigative agencies and asked the court for protection.

Moreover, Khokhar claimed that he had never grabbed any land illegally. "I have not grabbed anyone's land and have documentary evidence to prove that the land I own belongs to my father," he said.

The suspect asserted that 'false cases' had been created against him after his son contested the election on a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ticket.

"I am being treated unfairly and want justice to be done," Khokhar said, claiming that former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif filed bogus cases against him.

Khokhar and his sons, Faisal, Tariq and Asim, have also been accused of attacking an LDA team during an anti-encroachment operation in Johar Town area by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC).

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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