KARACHI – Police in the Sindh capital Saturday refused to lodge a case against ruling party leader Firdous Ashiq Awan after PPP lawmaker Abdul Qadir Mandokhel registered a complaint about carrying out legal action.
A report of a private news channel cited that officials at the Saeedabad Police Station decided not to file a case against Punjab Chief Minister’s aide and have responded to PPP’s Mandokhel accordingly.
The officials added that said they had received the request of the PPP leader a few days ago, and after consulting with legal experts, they have declined to lodge a case under the complaint stated that Awan has tortured him during a television programme on June 9 besides giving life threats. It further stated that he got away from the prime time show in order to save his life.
Police officials after consulting with top cops decided that the case can only be registered in the federal capital as the incident took place there.
On June 09, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan and PPP MNA Qadir Khan Mandokhail took mainstream and social media by storm after the use of abusive language and physical altercation.
Later, Awan alleged that Mandokhel used foul language against her later father and her, which irked her. She also served a legal notice on PPP lawmaker over his 'extremely disrespectful, vulgar and provocatively indecent remarks against’ her during a talk show.
A video surfaced online showing the two political leaders engaging in an altercation on Javed Chaudhary’s current affairs show Kal Tak. It also showed CM’s aide slapping Mandokhel.
Both are holding each other responsible for the episode that has drawn massive criticism on social media. The PPP leader has been asked to retract his statement and make an unconditional apology.
Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.
On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.
Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.
Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.
Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|