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Parvez Elahi's driver, gunman booked for 'carrying alcohol for private event': report

11:13 PM | 28 Jan, 2023
Parvez Elahi's driver, gunman booked for 'carrying alcohol for private event': report
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LAHORE – Former Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi continued to make headlines for all the wrong reasons as two of his personnel were now detained by capital police over an alcohol procession.

A report in Express Tribune claimed that the former PML-Q President Pervaiz Elahi's driver and the gunman were held in the federal capital for carrying liquor bottles.

It said the capital force lodged a case under the prohibition (enforcement of hadd) order, 1979 against Faheem and Irshad, the alleged staffers who work for former Punjab CM, in Secretariat Police Station.

A clip doing rounds on the internet shows several bottles of expensive wine Mouton Cadet were seized by Islamabad police, while a copy of FIR reveals that the two men were taking a stroll with the suspected bag when cops detained him and recovered alcohol.

The accused men told police that they gave an envelope full of money to an employee of Punjab House in exchange for alcohol on the instructions of the former Chief Minister.

Reports further mentioned that the two told police that the alleged frontmen of Pervaiz Elahi also organise private parties for the PML-Q leader at his private residence, revealing that wine bottles were also ordered for the private event.

Earlier this week, Elahi alleged audio was leaked in which can be heard talking about the arrest of PTI stalwart Fawad Chaudhry in a sedition case.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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