Arshad Sharif's widow sues Kenyan police on first death anniversary

06:13 PM | 23 Oct, 2023
Arshad Sharif's widow sues Kenyan police on first death anniversary
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Javeria Siddique, the wife of slain journalist Arshad Sharif, has filed a complaint against Kenyan police on Monday, according to her attorney.

Arshad Sharif, the ace investigative journalist from Pakistan, was assassinated in Nairobi in October of last year.

Kenya said that Sharif was killed by their police in a case of "mistaken identity" in the first reporting on his death by the media of African country. 

A passenger in Sharif's car at the time of his death, however, was thought to have fired at paramilitary General Service Unit police, according to later claims from the Kenyan media.

According to international media outlet AFP, Javeria Siddique's attorney today confirmed that the case has been filed in Kenya's High Court.

"Yes. The complaint has been filed," according to attorney Ochiel Dudley, who told news media outlet in Nairobi that they were awaiting the court's case number and additional instructions.

Javeria Siddique said, "I have been struggling for justice for a year. The Kenyan police acknowledged killing my husband but never expressed regret."

She said, "I wrote to the president and foreign minister of Kenya, but they were not even kind enough to apologise.

Arshad Sharif's death anniversary

The terrible death of veteran journalist Arshad Sharif, who was slain in Nairobi, Kenya, one year ago, is being observed today.

On the invitation of numerous media organisations, the journalistic community is congregating to remember the life and accomplishments of this renowned journalist.

The sudden death of Arshad Sharif shocked and saddened the entire journalism industry, and his legacy continues to motivate numerous media professionals throughout the world.

On this tragic day, Sharif's coworkers, friends, and fans will come together to pay tribute to him and recognise his contributions to the journalism and media industries.

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Pakistani rupee maintains momentum against US dollar, Euro, Riyal; check forex rates here

Pakistani rupee continues to show resistance against US dollar in the open market on Monday amid positive economic indicators.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On first working day of the week, the US dollar in open market stands at 284 for buying and 287.15 for selling.

Euro price moves up to 310.71 for buying and 311.31 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 357.55 for buying, and 358.2 for selling after marginal increase.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 77.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed slight fall and new price stands at 75.94.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 November 2022

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 284 287.15
Euro EUR 310.71 311.31
UK Pound Sterling GBP 357.55 358.2
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.55 77.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.94 76.09
Australian Dollar AUD 186.85 187.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 751.53 759.53
Canadian Dollar CAD 208 208.5
China Yuan CNY 39.8 39.9
Danish Krone DKK 41.79 41.89
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.52 36.62
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.89 1.92
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 916.38 925.38
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.9 172.9
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 734.05 742.05
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 212.2 212.7
Swedish Korona SEK 27.08 27.18
Swiss Franc CHF 322.39 322.89
Thai Bhat THB 8 8.04

Gold rates in Pakistan move up; Check today’s gold rates 27 November 2023

KARACHI – Gold rates in Pakistan continue to climb higher on Monday amid surge in global trend.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 27 November 2023

On Monday, the price of 24-karat gold stands at Rs215,500 per tola, and 10 gram costs Rs184,750 per tola.

Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs198,550, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs189, 525 and 18k gold rate stands at Rs162,450.00 for 1 tola.

In the international market, the price of bullion hovers around $2010 per ounce with incrrease of around $8.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Karachi PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Islamabad PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Peshawar PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Quetta PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Sialkot PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Attock PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Gujranwala PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Jehlum PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Multan PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Bahawalpur PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Gujrat PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Nawabshah PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Chakwal PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Hyderabad PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Nowshehra PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Sargodha PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Faisalabad PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610
Mirpur PKR 215,500 PKR 2,610


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