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Breakthrough in Amjad Sabri murder case, CTD arrests suspect affiliated with MQM

11:52 AM | 25 Jun, 2016
Breakthrough in Amjad Sabri murder case, CTD arrests suspect affiliated with MQM
KARACHI (Staff Report) - The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD)  arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of Qawwal Amjad Sabri on Saturday. The suspect, caught from Surjani Town, is reportedly an affiliate of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, the city's dominant political party. He was shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

Police and investigative agencies seized another 4 suspects through geofencing on Friday.

The suspects arrested from the New Karachi area have been shifted to an undisclosed location. Officials of the investigative team stated that the investigation of Sabri’s murder was heading in the right direction. However, the suspects spotted fleeing the murder scene on CCTV cameras have not been arrested yet, officials added.

Related: Renowned qawwal Amjad Sabri shot dead in Karachi

Police have also recorded the statement of a dozen eyewitnesses.

Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal has announced Rs 5 million reward for any information leading to the killers of the famed qawwal.

The writer is a civil servant.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

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 - 25 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 2.10 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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