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Punjab policemen booked for sexually assaulting, filming boy in Lahore's 'torture cell'

10:21 AM | 20 Mar, 2018
Punjab policemen booked for sexually assaulting, filming boy in Lahore's 'torture cell'
LAHORE - A case has been registered against two policemen for allegedly sexually assaulting a boy, filming him and torturing him at a private torture cell in Lahore.

Sherakot police station lodged FIR no 258/18 under Section 377 (unnatural offences) of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) following the orders of a lower court after six days of the incident. Medical reports of the victim also confirmed the incident.

Police have arrested one of the accused assistant Sub-Inspector Imran, while Constable Shafaqat is still at large and efforts are underway to trace him.

According to the complaint, the accused called the victim from his house and took him to a private torture cell located near Bund Road.

He was then assaulted by Constable Shafaqat, who was drunk, while officer Imran filmed the whole incident. Later, the cops put the boy behind bars, forging a case of motorcycle theft against him, and threatened to kill him in a fake encounter if he revealed the incident.

Eventually, the parents of the boy reached the police station and got his son freed. The victim told his parents about the incident; however, the SHO of Sherakot was reluctant to register a case.

After the court orders, the police registered a case on Monday. The victim’s family said no action has been taken against the accused as Imran was enjoying protocol at Muslim Town police station, while another is missing.

The relatives of the boy threatened to stage a protest outside the CM’s Secretariat for not giving justice.

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US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 13 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 13, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 40.05 40.45
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65

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