MQM's notorious target killer Kashif David arrested in raid near Nine-Zero

09:26 AM | 26 Apr, 2016
MQM's notorious target killer Kashif David arrested in raid near Nine-Zero
KARACHI (Staff Report) - Sindh Rangers have arrested notorious target killer Kashif David in early morning raid near Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) head office, the Nine-Zero, in Karachi's Azizabad area.

According to Rangers spokesman Colonel Faisal, the paramilitary personnel carried out a raid in Azizabad and arrested David, who is allegedly involved in over 100 murders. He had gone abroad after a series of criminal activities.

Kashif David

Afterwards in the light of information given by David, Rangers conducted another raid in which a huge cache of weapons was recovered, the statement added.

The recovered arms included light machine guns, pistols and other sophisticated guns. Large number bullets and uniforms of Sindh Rangers were also recovered.

Rangers spokesman said that Kashif David was associated with MQM and belonged to Orangi Town sector. Anti-terrorism squad of the paramilitary force also participated in the raids.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement yet remains to respond to the reports of David's arrest. The party has neither confirmed its connection with the target killer.

It is also relevant to be mentioned here that media reports Kashif David's arrest had previously surfaced in August 2015, however none of the official sources had confirmed the reports.

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.


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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