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Two telecom firm employees lynched by mob in Karachi after child abduction rumours

08:44 PM | 28 Oct, 2022
Two telecom firm employees lynched by mob in Karachi after child abduction rumours
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KARACHI – A mob on Friday lynched two men for allegedly kidnapping a child in Machhar Colony of the port city.

As police reached the crime scene, locals told that both men were tortured severely by a group of people after they were caught abducting a child. Police said that both men succumbed to their injuries on the spot.

The deputy inspector-general (DIG South) has taken notice of the lynching incident and sought a report from Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kiamari in this regard.

The SSP Kiamari told media that both victims were employees of a telecommunication company, adding that the case is being investigated from all angles.

Meanwhile, a relative of one of the victims, Aiman Javed, told media that the lynched man was a graduate from the Sindh University.

He said that Javed went to the colony with driver. When they were asking for directions from a child, people mistook them as kidnappers and started beating them.

He has urged the government to conduct a transparent probe into the matter as both victims were innocent. 

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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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