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Czech model restricted to fly abroad after acquittal in drug trafficking case

05:56 PM | 19 Apr, 2022
Czech model restricted to fly abroad after acquittal in drug trafficking case
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ISLAMABAD – Czech model Tereza Hluskova, who was recently released in a drug trafficking case, was restricted to travel abroad by Supreme Court.

Reports in local media said the country’s top court barred the Czech model from traveling abroad and on a petition filed by Pakistan Customs.

Customs legal representative apprised the court that Tereza was sentenced to eight years in prison by the trial court for smuggling drugs but a two-member bench of Lahore High Court accepted her bail application last year in November.

Authorities pleaded with the apex court to stop the 26-year-old from traveling abroad as she had already booked her flight for April 23. Meanwhile, the court issued notice to the Czech model and adjourned the hearing till Wednesday.

Tereza Hluskova, a model by profession, was detained at Lahore airport for attempting to smuggle heroin from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi in 2018 and was later sentenced to eight years and eight months in jail by a sessions court in April 2019.

On April 2, 2019, the Czech model challenged her sentence in the Lahore High Court and was released last year in November.

In her appeal, the model maintained that she was innocent while the decision announced by trial court was contrary to the facts. She claimed that she came to South Asian country to work as a model and to learn Islamic Studies, and that someone put narcotics into her luggage.

Manufacturing, distribution, and sale of illegal substances is a serious offence in Pakistan.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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