Karachi police bust ‘burger gang’ involved in house robberies in DHA, Clifton

10:30 PM | 15 Oct, 2021
Karachi police bust ‘burger gang’ involved in house robberies in DHA, Clifton

KARACHI – Police on Friday claimed to have busted a group involved in several robberies in high-profile areas of the port city.

The bandits have robbed a number of houses in Karachi neighbourhoods of DHA and Clifton and other areas.

South SSP Zubair Nazeer Sheikh in a statement said that Gizri police have arrested the gang's ringleader and his accomplice during an action.

The suspects were identified as Mohammed Shahid alias Burger alias Boss, who is said to be the leader of the gang, Mohammed Amir alias Jazu, Imran Jamil and Mohammed Faisal alias Pakori, said media reports.  

Police recovered weapons and looted valuables from the members of the group, which is notorious by the name of ‘burger gang’. The term 'burger' in Pakistan refers to a person with lavish lifestyle.

The held suspects, during the interrogation, has confessed to looting several houses in DHA, Clifton and other areas in East and Central districts, said police.

The members of the gang are also nominated in various cases at differing police stations and they were also declared fugitive by the courts.

Police officials are conducting raids to arrest other members of the gang, who has been identified as Shahid alias Kala, Mohammed Irfan alias Patni and Adeel.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
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 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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