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Tablighi Jamaat leader killed for "blasphemy" in Chiniot

02:58 PM | 24 Aug, 2017
Tablighi Jamaat leader killed for
FAISALABAD - A leader of Tablighi Jamaat was murdered while another was injured over differences of religious beliefs in Chiniot on Wednesday.

According to Sadar Police Station SHO Muhammad Afzal, 70-year-old Waliur Rehman was leading an 11-member team of a Tablighi Jamaat and travelled from Raiwind to Chiniot for missionary purposes.

“During the course, Waliur Rehman and his group went to the house of two brothers Ikram Khan and Imran Khan, who were students of Darul Uloom Muhammadia Ghousia, Bhera, Sargodha District,” he told Express Tribune.

The injured was shifted to Allied Hospital, Faisalabad for treatment.

The inner view of the mosque where the incident took place. (Photo: Express Tribune)


“Waliur Rehman had an argument with Ikram and Imran over a difference of opinion over religious beliefs.”

The SHO said, “On the day of the incident, Waliur Rehman and one of his companions Abdullah Khan were sleeping in a mosque when accused Ikram and Imran attacked them with a spade.”

“As a result, Rehman was killed on the spot while Abdullah suffered critical injuries on various parts of the body,” he said.

“The police have arrested accused Ikram while his brother is still at large.”

A case has also been registered against them under sections 302 and 324 of the Pakistan Penal Code on the complaint of victim’s son-in-law Muhammad Rafique.

Hamza Rao is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan. He can be reached at raohamzafree@gmail.com. He tweets at @HamzaRaoxxx

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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