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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 exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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