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MQM's Waseem Akhtar allegedly admits role in May 12 Karachi carnage

11:55 PM | 26 Jul, 2016
MQM's Waseem Akhtar allegedly admits role in May 12 Karachi carnage
KARACHI - The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-nominated Mayor of Karachi, Waseem Akhtar allegedly confessed to giving firing orders that set of the carnage witnessed in Karachi on 12 May 2007, according to a police report.

During recent interrogations, Akhtar reportedly confessed that MQM workers had fired on his directions when Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry came to Karachi in 2007.

Waseem Akhtar also said that 15 other officials of the party had given the firing order, including Kamran Farooqui, Umair Siddiqui, Muzammil Hashmi, Shujaat Hashmi and others.

The police report also said that Waseem Akhtar had offered to provide help in reaching the criminals.

Police have also arrested an accused Aslam alias Kala on the basis of information provided by Akhtar.

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
 
76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
 
1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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