Iman Mazari’s video from Islamabad court surfaces online

04:52 PM | 21 Aug, 2023
Iman Mazari’s video from Islamabad court surfaces online
Source: A screengrab from Twitter video

ISLAMABAD – Iman Mazari, a human rights activist and daughter of former minister Shireen Mazari, was produced before an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad in a sedition case registered over his controversial speech. 

A video circulating on social media shows women officials of the Islamabad police brought Mazari to the court while her mother was also present on the occasion. 

In a brief talk to media, Iman Mazari complained about poor facilities in jail. At one point when she was being taken to vehicle after court hearing, her mother slammed the authorities for mistreatment to her daughter. 

“It’s better to give her poison if you wanted to kill her” she said. 

Meanwhile, the ATC granted police a three-day physical remand of the human rights activist and PTM leader Ali Wazir in the case.

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.

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.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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