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PPP's 'conspiracy'? – PTI's Haleem Adil Sheikh kills 4-feet-snake during custody

03:14 PM | 19 Feb, 2021
PPP's 'conspiracy'? – PTI's Haleem Adil Sheikh kills 4-feet-snake during custody

KARACHI – Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh on Friday claimed that he has killed a four-feet-long snake during custody in Karachi.

Speaking to the media about the incident, Sheikh said that the venomous snake was let loose in his room under a 'attempt to murder' but he killed it instead.

A spokesman for the leader of the opposition in Sindh Assembly also confirmed about the limbless reptile, he said a poisonous snake turned out in the room of Hakeem Adil Sheikh which was pinpointed by a servant who went there to deliver breakfast. Sheikh killed the serpent by himself, he added.

He also raised concerns about the safety of PTI leader. Conspiracies are being hatched against Sheikh as police blindly follow provincial capital. Sindh government would be held responsible if anything happened to Haleem Adil, he further added.

Additional IGP Memon telephoned DIG CIA Arif Hanif and inquired after the ‘sneaky matter’. He directed the Arif Hanif to look into the matter and submit the report at earliest.

The leader of opposition in Sindh Assembly and other accused have appeared before the court today.

In a case pertaining to the aerial firing and creating disruption amid by-elections in PS-88, Sheikh has sent to jail on judicial remand till February 25.

During the hearing, the prosecutor alleged that accused had attempted to intervene during the voting process. The prosecutor also sought remand of Haleem Adil till March 3.

On the other hand, the counsels representing the accused mentioned the recovery of a deadly snake from the room of Sheikh. The counsel argued that the case is of a political nature.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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