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Accountability court barred from action against ex-NAB chief Javed Iqbal in Tayyaba Gul case

07:55 PM | 19 Apr, 2023
Accountability court barred from action against ex-NAB chief Javed Iqbal in Tayyaba Gul case
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LAHORE – The Lahore High Court on Wednesday barred an accountability court and others from proceeding in a case filed by Tayyaba Gul against former National Accountability Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal and other officers.

A two-member bench headed by LHC’s Chief Justice Ameer Bhatti heard the petition filed by the former NAB chief and 20 other officials.

Javed Iqbal’s lawyer Safdar Shaheen Pirzada said Tayyaba Gul had filed baseless cases against the ex-NAB chairman, DG NAB and other officers, adding that the accountability court in Lahore and other forums were conducting illegal proceedings against his client.

He pleaded the court to issue a stay order on proceedings being conducted in this regard. Later, the LHC bench stopped the NAB court, police and other relevant departments from action against Iqbal.

It has also issued notices to Tayyaba Gull and others in the case.

It is recalled that Gul had alleged former NAB head of harassment. Calling former NAB chief ‘morally sick’, she had also claimed to have all video and audio recordings against him. 

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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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