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CTD arrests militant sponsored by 'neighbouring country' in Sukkur

07:48 PM | 19 Feb, 2021
CTD arrests militant sponsored by 'neighbouring country' in Sukkur

SUKKUR – Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has arrested an alleged militant involved in targeting security officials and separatist activities in Sindh.

Official of CTD Sukkur conducted a raid in Kashmore district on a tip-off and arrested Asghar Hussain Khokhar. Explosive material was also recovered from his possession.

During interrogation, the suspect revealed that he was member of a Sindhi separatist outfit, adding that he got militant training from neighbouring country.

Khokhar further said that he used the platform for brainwashing various people into conducting terrorist activities in Pakistan. He also confessed his involvement in multiple terrorist activities including a grenade attack on Rangers check-post in Karachi’s Quaidabad area in June 2020.

A case has been registered against him under section 3,4,5 Explosive Act 7 ATA.


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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