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Another Muslim girl molested, beaten publically in India

11:32 AM | 30 Jul, 2023
Another Muslim girl molested, beaten publically in India
Source: Twitter

In yet another incident of violence against women in India, a Muslim girl, a physiotherapist by profession, was molested and beaten up in the middle of a street by some men in the Ujjain city of Madhya Pradesh.

The harrowing incident took place when the girl was returning home after duty on Friday evening, drawing massive outrage from locals and government officials from the Muslim community, Indian media reported.

As per the report, the police detained the two men involved in the attack; however, a video shared by the Madhya Pradesh Congress on Twitter showed the victim alleging five people attacked her.

She also claimed that one of the assaulters told her that “police is in my pocket”, while his mother was also involved in the matter.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="hi" dir="ltr">शिवराज में असुरक्षित बेटियाँ,<br>―उज्जैन में घर लौट रही फिजियोथेरेपिस्ट डॉक्टर से गुंडों ने छेड़खानी और मारपीट की।<br><br>अपराधियों को गिरफ़्तार करने एवं न्याय की माँग को लेकर कांग्रेस नेत्री नूरी खान ने एसपी कार्यालय का घेराव किया।<br><br>शिवराज जी,<br>मप्र में बेटियाँ कब सुरक्षित होंगी❓… <a href="https://t.co/igA5vgLINo">pic.twitter.com/igA5vgLINo</a></p>&mdash; MP Congress (@INCMP) <a href="https://twitter.com/INCMP/status/1685256736729636864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 29, 2023</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

A large number of locals, including Noori Khan — a female member of the MP Congress and the state’s minorities rights body — gheraoed a police station on Saturday.

They submitted a memorandum to the SP demanding strict action against the accused and demolition of their houses.

Meanwhile, the victim, who is hospitalised for her injuries sustained in the attack, said that a man named Hitesh Badwaya waylaid her and pulled her dupatta, according to the report.

“When she raised objection, Badwaya’s aide held her hands and the duo started beating her.”

As shown in the video shared by MP Congress, Noori Khan visited the hospital to inquire after the victim, who demanded justice and the arrest of the assaulters.

She told Khan that the assaulters also beat a man who stopped by in a bid to help her. The suspects later said that the man who came to “save me was my brother” and claimed that they attacked “me because of an enmity with him”, she added.

“All of the neighbours were looking. They would have killed me. He tore my clothes as well,” the victim said as she cried bitterly.

She said there were five people and a man “who had come naked told me that you deserve this”.

She said this man and the woman involved in the matter provoked the assaulters to “do the same as Manipur women with me”.

The victim further said neither media nor the police were doing anything to bring her justice.

The incident comes days after the Manipur incident surfaced, in which two women were gang-raped and paraded naked by a group of men.

Narendra Modi-led government of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India came under fire for failure to curb violence against women in Manipur and across the country.

Leaders across the globe registered their condemnation and negative reactions over the vile act in Manipur.

It may be noted that no significant action has been taken against the culprits of the Manipur incident.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

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 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 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 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
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 207 209
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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