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Six CIA cops arrested, 20 sacked, for pushing drugs in Karachi’s Clifton

02:01 PM | 19 Jul, 2021
Six CIA cops arrested, 20 sacked, for pushing drugs in Karachi’s Clifton

KARACHI – In a major drug bust in the provincial capital, six cops of Crime Investigation Agency Jamshoro were detained after 76 kilograms of hashish was found in the police vehicle in Clifton.

Sources said Pakistan Rangers Sindh busted the mobile van on a tipoff. The arrested officials were then handed over to the Boat Basin police for further legal action.

Soon after the drug bust, DIG-Hyderabad Sharjeel Kharal directed to seal the CIA center, Jamshoro while he also suspended around 20 policemen of CIA Center Jamshoro.

Reports quoting sources in Sindh police claimed Aijaz Ali, Rahib Husain, Ahmed Nawaz, and Abdul Hameed are the arrested cops who were busted while peddling drugs in the country’s largest metropolis. The police team had brought the hashish to Karachi from Jamshoro to sell it to someone in Clifton.

In the meanwhile, CIA In-Charge Nisar Bhatti and head Mohrar Asghar Panhwar had also been detained for interrogation.

The FIR lodged at the Boat Basin police, stated that a mobile van [registered with SPF-684], was stopped in which two of cops were in plain clothes while four policemen sitting in the rear portion clad police uniform.

Cops told Rangers that they belonged to the CIA police Jamshoro and were sent to Karachi by their in charge, Inspector Nisar Bhatti, to hand over drugs to someone in Shirin Jinnah Colony.

A case was registered under Sections 6 and 9-C of the Control of Narcotics Substance Act - the offense under Section 9-C is punishable by death or imprisonment for life.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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