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Tiktoker assaulted by 400 men at Minar-e-Pakistan shares her ordeal (DP Exclusive)

Web Desk 02:48 PM | 18 Aug, 2021
Tiktoker assaulted by 400 men at Minar-e-Pakistan shares her ordeal (DP Exclusive)

LAHORE – A woman TikToker, who was assaulted by a charged mob at the Greater Iqbal Park on Independence Day, shared her ordeal with Daily Pakistan as she was swarmed by men and was tossed in the air.

In an exclusive interview on Tuesday, the victim said it all started with the group of boys who approached her and the group for taking selfies and in no time more men appeared and started to surround them in a circle which was not possible to pass through.

She said the group then started assaulting her under the shade of the Pakistan national monument. Initially, a guard, who was unable to grab the attackers, allowed her to enter the separate place in Greater Park.

Soon after she entered the door, the charged mob barged the fences and door to assault her while no person of administration or from local law enforcement was able to help them.

The victim while disclosing startling revelations added that the horrific assault continued for more than 2 hours as she informed cops around 6:30 on August 14 but no one appeared till 9 pm.

She also alleged that her gold ornaments, cash, and mobile phone were also snatched by the mob.

The girl who was too feeble to escape mentioned that she at one point considered jumping in a nearby pool in a bid to save her life but she can’t be able to move as attackers got hold of him. The girl, who claimed to have assault marks all over her body, questioned the nation by saying: “What did I do wrong that irked the mob?”

“I didn't wear a skimpy dress, neither was shooting any vulgar content,” she added.

Recalling the horrific attack, she said she couldn’t be able to watch the harrowing clips making rounds on social media. Furthermore, she also urged the authorities to end these gruesome incidents by proper legislation to avoid such incidents in near future.

Earlier, a case has been registered against hundreds of unidentified assailants for assaulting and stealing from a female TikToker and her companions. The FIR has been registered under Sections 354 A, 382, 147, and 149 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar also took notice of the incident after a clip of the assault went viral on social media.

Meanwhile, police said that the culprits would be identified with the help of forensics and would be arrested.

Soon after the bone-chilling incident, social media users expressed their horror, frustration, and anger at the assault as the incident occurred on Pakistan's Independence Day in front of the Minar-e-Pakistan- the symbols of our nation.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 03, 2023 (Friday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 272.25 273.25
Euro EUR 297.32 297.65
UK Pound Sterling GBP 333.31 333.61
U.A.E Dirham AED 73.03 73.33
Saudi Riyal SAR 71.49 71.80
Australian Dollar AUD 188.9 191.3
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.73 720.73
Canadian Dollar CAD 200.95 203.15
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.11 39.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 877.76 886.76
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 212,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs182,530.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Karachi PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Islamabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Peshawar PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Quetta PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Sialkot PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Attock PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Gujranwala PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Jehlum PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Multan PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Bahawalpur PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Gujrat PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Nawabshah PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Chakwal PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Hyderabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Nowshehra PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Sargodha PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Faisalabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Mirpur PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420

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