Police arrest alleged shooters involved in killing of Swabi’s ATC judge

05:47 PM | 22 Apr, 2021
Police arrest alleged shooters involved in killing of Swabi’s ATC judge

SWABI – Police claimed to have arrested two key suspects in a case related to the killing of anti-terrorism court (ATC) judge Aftab Afridi and three members of his family in a firing incident.

Two suspects named Zakir and Shahzad, who hail from Peshawar, were arrested during a raid. Police said that they had opened fire on the vehicle of the deceased judge.

DPO Swabi said that one of the suspects, Zakir, had also confessed to his crime before the court.

On April 4, the ATC judge along with his wife and children was gunned down after unidentified men opened fire on his vehicle in Swabi district.

According to police, the vehicle was targeted near Ambar interchange in Swabi, which led to the death of the judge, his wife, and two children.

“Two security guards in the judge’s convoy also sustained wounds in the attack,” they said.

On April 5, A first information report (FIR) of the incident was registered at Chota Lahore police station on the complaint of judge’s son.

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Latif Afridi, other persons including Jamil, Danish Afridi, Jamal Afridi, and Abid Muhammad Shafiq, were named as suspects in the FIR.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

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 - 26 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 2.1 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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