Baby monkey escapes from court in Karachi

04:00 PM | 21 Jul, 2023
Baby monkey escapes from court in Karachi
Source: A screengrab of Twitter video

KARACHI – An infant monkey managed to escape from a local court in southern port city during the hearing of a case related to illegal capture of the forest animals.

The Sindh Wildlife Department brought 14 monkeys, who were recovered from a passenger bus during a search operation. Police also arrested two suspects, who told that they had captured the monkey from the forests in Charsadda.

The suspects were produced with the recovered monkeys before the court of Additional Sessions judge Shahid Ali Memon. The judge imposed a fine of Rs100,000 on the suspects and ordered the police hand over the animals to the zoo.  

He also ordered the officials to provide safe and natural atmosphere to the monkeys in accordance with the law.

The 14 monkeys were brought to the court in wooden mango crates. One of them, however, came out and run away. The wildlife department official said that the escaped infant monkey was very small and too active t be easily capture.

The department's team has resumed its rescue operation today to catch the baby monkey at the city court.


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 16 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 16, 2024 (Sunday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296 299
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.7 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.8 75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.8 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.3 59.9
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 311.9 314.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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