Woman raped by staff member at Punjab Institute of Cardiology Lahore

10:24 AM | 28 May, 2024
Woman raped by staff member at Punjab Institute of Cardiology Lahore
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LAHORE – A disturbing incident of sexual assault was reported at Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) Lahore.

Reports in local media claimed that a woman was raped by a staff member on pretext of a promise to expedite her father's heart surgery, who was currently being treated at the leading cardiac facility.

The accused has been arrested, and a case has been filed against him based on the woman's complaint. The police are conducting further investigations into the incident following the medical examination of the woman.

A similar yet disturbing incident was reported from Benazir Bhutto Hospital in Rawalpindi where a woman was raped in the x-ray room. 

Sexual violence against women in Pakistan is a serious and pervasive issue. Women in Pakistan face various forms of sexual violence, including rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, and harassment. 

Many cases of rape and harasssment go unreported due to social stigma, fear of retaliation, and mistrust in the legal system. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 19, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates 

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
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Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
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Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
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Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
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Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
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Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
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Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
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