Transgender person murdered in Swabi

01:28 PM | 23 Apr, 2018
Transgender person murdered in Swabi
PESHAWAR - At least one transgender woman was killed on Monday when unknown assailants opened fire at an event in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The tragic incident took place near Shewa Adda spot, where most of the community members gather frequently. The motive of the killing is still unknown.

Kalu Khan Station House Officer (SHO), Shafiur Rehman confirmed the incident while the body of the deceased transgender identified as Khan Ullah alias Sheena was sent to the hospital for postmortem.

The suspects fled after opening fire; police said a first information report (FIR) had been registered against unidentified assailants and a search operation had been launched to nab them.

Transgender individuals are frequently attacked in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa with the highest number of cases reported from the provincial capital, Peshawar followed by Mardan, Nowshera, Swabi, Swat, and Bannu.

According to rights group 'Trans Action Alliance', 53 cases of violence against transgender individuals were reported in  KPK alone in 2018.

A total of 1,131 cases of violence against transgender persons were reported in K-P over 2015-17, of these, 55 were killed.


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 22, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.25 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.60.

Currency Rates Today

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.25 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.40 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.60 74.32
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.50 205.50
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.70 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.00 204.00
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.50 7.65


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