12 more hanged to death in various jails

09:03 AM | 17 Mar, 2015
12 more hanged to death in various jails
KARACHI (APP) - As many as 12 death row prisoners have been hanged till death in different cities including Karachi and Faisalabad this morning, local media reported on Tuesday.

A death row convict, Nawaz, was hanged till death in Faisalabad’s Central Jail at 5:30am. He murdered two people over water dispute in Sangla Hill in 1992.

Three murderers—Mubashir Abbas, Muhammed Sharif and Riaz—were executed in Jhang’s District Jail in today’s small hours. Riaz killed a man over a domestic scuffle. Meanwhile, Mubashir and Sharif assassinated a taxi-driver after abducting him.

In Karachi’s Central Jail, two convicted prisoners, Muhammed Afzal and Muhammed Faisal, were sent to gallows as the day broke today. The duos killed a man, Abdul Jabbar, for resisting a robbery attempt in the megacity area of Korangi in 1992.

A convicted killer—Muhammed Iqbal—was hanged till death in Gujranwala’s Central Jail today. The deceased assassinated his close relative on August 13, 1996.

One of two death row prisoners i.e. Zafar Iqbal has been executed in Multan. The offender murdered a baby girl after torturing and raping her in 1996.

Sentence of the other convict—Waqar Nazeer—has been put on hold after a settlement deal was reached between the sides. The criminal shot dead a man who tried to resist robbery in 1996.

In Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail, two more convicts, Nadeem Zaman and Javed, were sent to gallows. Zaman has a murder case lodged against him in Airport police station and convict Javed was involved in murder case registered at Kalar Saeedan.

Also, Mianwali witnessed two death row inmates on the gallows. Zafar Iqbal assassinated his father, while Rab Nawaz took life of a woman.

The death punishment of a convicted killer, Asghar Ali, was postponed after his heirs produced a settlement deal with the bereaved family in Dera Ghazi Khan.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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