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Karachi DHA shooter claims opening fire on cop in ‘self-defence to avoid abduction'

Web Desk 10:42 AM | 26 Nov, 2022
Karachi DHA shooter claims opening fire on cop in ‘self-defence to avoid abduction'
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KARACHI – A Swedish-Pakistani man, who killed a Sindh police constable in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi and fled the country, said he opened fire in self-defence.

Days after killing Abdul Rehman, a member of Shaheen Force, that tackles street crime in the port city, Khurram Nisar on Friday shared a clip to clarify what happened earlier this week.

The son of a former Pakistani bureaucrat said he did not kill a cop intentionally but opened fire after the latter told him to go somewhere else instead of the nearest police station.

I got suspicious that abductors using the disguise of policemen were attempting to kidnap me, he said, adding that when he tried to escape, the cop fired at me first however the bullet got stuck in the chamber of his handgun.

He continued saying that he opened fire in self-defense, saying cops asked to detain him for possessing arms and abducting the girl.

Khurram further revealed that the deceased policeman was patrolling without a uniform and did not show his card amid the confrontation.

He added that cops falsely accused him of abducting a girl at gunpoint near Boat Basin and clarified that he never went to the famous locality in the provincial capital.

Escaping Pakistan after murder

Khurram managed to flee country hours after the incident, police officials confirmed earlier this week. Nisar has also been identified as a son of a former deputy commissioner. He came to Pakistan three months ago and lived near the crime scene.

In a statement, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Irfan Baloch said that the key suspect in the murder case will be brought back to Pakistan through Interpol.

The deceased cop and another policeman named Ameen-ul-Haq were patrolling the area when they noticed that a woman is screaming in a passing car. They chased the vehicle and managed to stop it when Rehman sat on the front seat of the vehicle while the woman managed to escape the scene.  

CCTV footage of the incident has also surfaced in which the victim and the suspect could be seen confronting each other. The suspect after a brief dialogue can be seen opening fire at the police constable and fleeing the scene.

Meanwhile, the parents of the suspect have disassociated themselves from him, saying they could not take any responsibility for his actions.  

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 03, 2023 (Friday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 271.1 271.6
Euro EUR 298.27 298.87
UK Pound Sterling GBP 335.5 336.2
U.A.E Dirham AED 73.03 73.33
Saudi Riyal SAR 71.49 71.80
Australian Dollar AUD 188.9 191.3
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.73 720.73
Canadian Dollar CAD 200.95 203.15
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.11 39.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 877.76 886.76
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 206,200 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,790.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs164,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 179,100.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Karachi PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Islamabad PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Peshawar PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Quetta PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Sialkot PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Attock PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Gujranwala PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Jehlum PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Multan PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Bahawalpur PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Gujrat PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Nawabshah PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Chakwal PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Hyderabad PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Nowshehra PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Sargodha PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Faisalabad PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420
Mirpur PKR 206,200 PKR 2,420

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