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Rawalpindi RPO goes on leave after Liaquat Chatha’s rigging allegations

03:24 PM | 18 Feb, 2024
Rawalpindi RPO goes on leave after Liaquat Chatha’s rigging allegations

ISLAMABAD – Rawalpindi Regional Police Officer RPO Syed Khurram Ali went on 15-day leave a day after Pindi commissioner Liaquat Ali Chattha dropped bombshell allegations against the Chief Election Commissioner and other officials.

As Chatha’s claims strengthened demands for an independent audit of poll results, the city's senior police officer took a 15-day leave.

Khurram Ali said he and his family members were leaving for a week visit to the United Kingdom.

Amid new controversy, social media users linked Chatha’s revelations of election rigging to RPO Rawalpindi's holidays however his office said RPO Rawalpindi applied for leave before the election, but he did not get immediate leave.

Following the allegations, Rawalpindi Commissioner Chatha has been transferred and directed to report to the Services and General Administration Department after his polls rigging allegations.

Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Director General Saif Anwar Jappa has been given an additional charge of Rawalpindi commissioner. Jappa refuted all allegations made by his predecessor concerning irregularities in the February 8 general elections. Jappa clarified that the commissioner's role during the polls was strictly limited to coordination.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal 12 April

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 12, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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