SUKKUR – A man brutally killed a girl for turning down his marriage proposal in southeastern Pakistan’s province of Sindh.
Reports said that the accused, identified as Wahid Bux Lashari, wanted to marry Pooja Kumari, 18, after converting her to Islam.
On the day of incident, Lashari broke into Kumari’s house in Ghotki city of Sukkur district in an attempt to abduct her.
However, he got enraged after she showed resistance and opened fire on her, leaving the girl dead on the spot.
Police said that the prime suspect has been arrested and he had confessed to the murder of the Hindu girl.
Meanwhile, relatives of Pooja Kumari have staged protest on a road against the brutal murder and demanded stern action against the accused.
Social media users have also joined the protest as “#JusticeForPoojaKumar” has become a trend on Twitter.
A user wrote, “Until and unless government does not take stern action against the killers of Pooja Kumari another Pooja will be murdered brutally tomorrow. Murderers must be punished accordingly”.
Until and unless government does not take stern action against the killers of Pooja Kumari another Pooja will be murdered brutally tomorrow.— Manzoor Nawaz (@ManzoorNawaz01) March 21, 2022
Murderers must be punished accordingly.@SaeedGhani1 @SyedNasirHShah @sindhpolicedmc8#JusticeForPoojaKumari pic.twitter.com/aEHFi3vsRz
Rohri: A Hindu girl 16 Pooja Kumari killed while resisting abduction by Wahid Bux Lashari who wanted to forcefully covert her to islam and marry. Whole main stream media & social media influencers are silent. Culprit is still at large being influential.#JusticeForPoojaKumari pic.twitter.com/YcyrmQMgNV— Syed Abdul Hanan Pirzada (@Hanipirzada) March 21, 2022
heartbreaking incident occurred in rohri..— Muhammad Ali Halpoto (@Halipotoali36) March 22, 2022
Strongly condemn Pooja Kumari's murder in Rohri,
It's responsibility of state & law enforcement agencies to arrest Murders immediately
Justice For Daughter of Sindh#JusticeForPoojaKumari pic.twitter.com/E21RaaRJ38
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 January 27, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 07:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||311||314|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||29.52||29.87|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||148.33||149.53|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs197,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs168,000.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs150,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 173,200.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Karachi||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Islamabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Peshawar||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Quetta||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Sialkot||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Attock||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Gujranwala||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Jehlum||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Multan||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Gujrat||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Nawabshah||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Chakwal||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Hyderabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Nowshehra||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Sargodha||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Faisalabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Mirpur||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|