QUETTA – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Thursday claimed that party leader and former minister Farrukh Habib was kidnapped by people in uniform in the country’s southwestern region.
A post shared by PTI's official handle said Farrukh Habib has been taken into custody from Gwadar.
PTI said law enforcement officials along with 7-8 people in plain clothes took away Farrukh Habib, without showing warrants.
گوادر بلوچستان کے علاقے سے سابق وفاقی وزیر فرخ حبیب، ان کے بھائی اور دیگر 4 ساتھیوں کو پولیس یونیفارم میں ملبوس ایک شخص اور 7-8 سادہ کپڑوں میں نامعلوم افراد نے آدھی رات کے وقت بغیر کسی وارنٹ کے حراست میں لیا— PTI (@PTIofficial) September 27, 2023
ہم امید کرتے ہیں کہ قانون کے مطابق تمام زیرحراست افراد کو آج صبح عدالت…
The former minister was elected to the National Assembly from Faisalabad and dodged arrest amid massive crackdown on Imran Khan-led party that ensued after the violent protests of May 9.
Scores of PTI leaders and workers have faced legal challenges in the wake of attacks on civil, and army installations.
May 9 riots were sparked in various parts across Pakistan after the PTI chief Imran Khan was held in graft case. Hundreds of PTI workers and senior leaders were also detained for their involvement in attacks.
Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Sunday.
On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 283.4 for buying and 285.95 for selling.
Euro comes down to 307 for buying and 310 for selling. British Pound rate remains unchanged at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.37||36.72|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.33||177.33|
Gold prices decreased in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.
On Sunday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs216,300, and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs185,450.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price costs Rs198,274, 21 karat rate per tola costs Rs189,263 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,225 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hovers around $2,004 per ounce, after drop of $23.35 on Sunday.
|Lahore||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Karachi||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Islamabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Peshawar||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Quetta||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Sialkot||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Attock||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Gujranwala||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Jehlum||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Multan||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Gujrat||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Nawabshah||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Chakwal||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Hyderabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Nowshehra||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Sargodha||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Faisalabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Mirpur||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|