Badin girl commits suicide after online abuse

02:17 PM | 20 May, 2019
Badin girl commits suicide after online abuse
BADIN - A girl in Badin city of Sindh committed suicide by consuming poison due to social media blackmailing.

A letter found by the victim's family revealed that the girl was being blackmailed by a boy and his friends over doctored pictures; reportedly, the group also extorted Rs50,000 from the girl.

Police said the suspects are on the run and search is underway to arrest them.

The suspects had earlier sent a photoshopped picture to the girl’s fiancé, following which her engagement was called off, however, the girl finally decided to take her life.

Women in Pakistan face harassment in person and on social media as well for which activists are toiling hard to disseminate information and spread awareness.

A helpline 080039393 has also been launched by a private firm to battle online abuse. The Cyber Crime wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) also caters to the complaints pertaining to harassment and digital security.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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