PMLN worker Samia Choudhri's death could have been due to cocaine overdose, MPA hints at possible cause of death

03:07 PM | 28 Nov, 2016
PMLN worker Samia Choudhri's death could have been due to cocaine overdose, MPA hints at possible cause of death
LAHORE - PML-N worker Samia Chaudhary who was found dead in Chamba House on Saturday night might have died due to overdose of cocaine , member provincial assembly Ashraf Chaudhary has hinted.

According to the autopsy report, there was no sign of violence on  Samia's body and reportedly she died due to overdose of drugs or intake of poisonous liquid.

Ashraf Chaudhary, from who's room, Samia's dead body was found has alleged that the possible cause of death could be due to heart attack possibly because Samia was a drug addict.

Detailing the incident, Ashraf alleged that the deceased lady used to intake cocaine through nose.

It is relevant to mention that the room number 26 of Chamba House was allotted to MNA Ashraf Chaudhary from where Samia was found dead however, the law maker has refuted any such allegations adding that the deceased lady was a resident of his constituency and he did not know as to who gave room to Samia.

Husband of the victim, a resident of Sahiwal, says Samia had gone to Shorkot Cantt along with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party workers on November 20 and came back to Lahore on 22.

“She talked to me last time on Nov 24. And on Saturday, I was informed about her death,” Asif Mehmood mentioned in his application to police.

Police have registered a case on the complaint of deceased’s husband. The body was moved to a morgue for autopsy and investigation was in process. The death’s cause is yet to be ascertained.

Civil Lines SP Ali Raza said they had collected evidence from the crime scene. He ruled out the possibility of staying at the lodges without a reference from Member of National Assembly.


Pakistani rupee sees marginal decline against US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, & Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee witnessed marginal losses against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Wednesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.6 for selling and 288.65 for buying purposes.

Euro price stands at 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 360 for buying, and 363 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78.25 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 November 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.6  288.65 
Euro EUR 312  315 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 360  363
U.A.E Dirham AED 78.25  79
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.25 77.25
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 750.11 758.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.58 39.98
Danish Krone DKK 41.38 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.24 36.59
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.55 1.63
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 914.36 923.36
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 320.1 322.6
Thai Bhat THB 8.01 8.16

Gold rates see big increase in Pakistan; Check today gold price here

KARACHI – The gold price moved up down in the local market in line with massive increase in international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 29 November 2023

On Wednesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,000, and the price for 10-gram gold saw an increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,900.

Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,830, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,750 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,500.00.

In international market, the price of precious metal went up by $29 to settle at $2,044 per ounce.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Karachi PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Islamabad PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Peshawar PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Quetta PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Sialkot PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Attock PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Gujranwala PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Jehlum PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Multan PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Bahawalpur PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Gujrat PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Nawabshah PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Chakwal PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Hyderabad PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Nowshehra PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Sargodha PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Faisalabad PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Mirpur PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610


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