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COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa signs death warrants for four 'hardcore terrorists'

Haider Ali 08:00 PM | 20 Sep, 2017
COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa signs death warrants for four 'hardcore terrorists'
RAWALPINDI - Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed death sentences awarded to 4 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in offences related to terrorism, including abducting/ slaughtering of soldiers, and attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan.

According to a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) the terrorists were involved in killing of 21 persons and injuring another person.

Arms and explosives were also recovered from their possession and after trial by military courts, they were awarded death sentence.

Details of each case is below:

1. Shabbir Ahmed S/O Muhammad Shafique. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in death of Major Adnan and 10 soldiers. He was also involved in kidnapping and slaughtering of 4 soldiers. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

2. Umara Khan S/O Ahmed Khan. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan which resulted in death of 3 soldiers. He was also involved in the destruction of Government Girls Primary School, Hazara. He was found in possession of fire-arm and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

3. Tahir Ali S/O Syed Nabi. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in the death of 2 soldiers. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

4. Aftab ud Din S/O Farrukh Zada. The convict was a member of a proscribed organization. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agency, which resulted in the death of a police official and injuries to another police official. He was found in possession of fire-arm and explosives. The convict admitted his offences before the Magistrate and the trial court.

Haider Ali

The writer is a civil servant.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 4, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.9 283.2
Euro EUR 300.98 301.58
UK Pound Sterling GBP 337.01 337.71
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 189 192
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.69
Canadian Dollar CAD 200 202.2
China Yuan CNY 39.67 39.73
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.30

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Karachi PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Islamabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Peshawar PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Quetta PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sialkot PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Attock PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujranwala PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Jehlum PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Multan PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Bahawalpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujrat PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nawabshah PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Chakwal PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Hyderabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nowshehra PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sargodha PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Faisalabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Mirpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430

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