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Girl lured with promise of Covid vaccine gang-raped in India

11:36 PM | 29 Apr, 2021
Girl lured with promise of Covid vaccine gang-raped in India

PATNA – Amid the destruction and horror caused by the coronavirus pandemic in India, a promise of vaccine is sufficient to lure people into anything. In one such incident, two men lured a girl with the promise of coronavirus vaccine, tied her up and gang-raped her in India. 

According to media reports, suspected rapists Rocky and Montu met the victim girl at a health centre in the virus -ravaged city of Patna in the Bihar State. They convinced her that they could provide a vaccine, took her to an abandoned place and raped her. The girl told the police later how she was tied up and raped. 

According to an investigation officer, “The girl managed to free and reach her home. She narrated her ordeal to her family and the family approached the police. As the girl knew the accused, police raided their houses on Wednesday and arrested them.” 

Patna, a city of two million people, is recording an average of more than 2,200 coronavirus cases every day, compared to a peak of nearly 800 cases recorded in August last year.

India is the world's epicentre of Covid infections nowadays and is setting new record of the highest number of daily cases every day, with another 379,257 cases on Thursday. 

At least 3,645 fatalities were added to India's death toll of more than 200,000. However the figures are believed to be under reported amid the scenes of mass cremations in Delhi and Mumbai.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 20 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains marginally same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 20, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

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

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
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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