ISLAMABAD – An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad on Monday granted police a three-day physical remand of human rights activist Imaan Mazari in a case linked to the “interference in state affairs”.
Rights activist and lawyer Imaan Hazir was taken away by law enforcers from her home in the early hours of Sunday, while her mother, the country’s former human rights minister, Shireen Mazari shared how her daughter was detained by over a dozen of people.
In a recent update, An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad granted three-day physical remand of Imaan and Ali Wazir, a day after the duo attended the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) rally.
During today’s hearing, the prosecutor requested 10-day remand, however, judge Abual Hasnat Muhammad Zulqarnain announced the reserved verdict, granting only 3-day remand.
Earlier, the arrest of prominent social activist and lawyer becomes top trend on social media, with thousands sharing tweets for their release.
On Sunday, Imaan shared an update on X that unknown people break down the security cameras in her home and barged into her house by destroying gate.
Her mother revealed that Imaan’s mobile phone, laptop, and her house security guard’s phone have been illegally confiscated by the authorities.
The shocking arrests have been denounced by local and international rights organisations, political leaders and activists. Human Rights Commission of Pakistan called Imaan’s arrest more worrying pattern of state-sanctioned violence against people.
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|