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NAB arrests SSP Rai Ijaz over corruption charges in Karachi

Mahmood Idrees 10:52 PM | 30 Nov, 2018
NAB arrests SSP Rai Ijaz over corruption charges in Karachi
KARACHI - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday arrested a top official of Sindh police over corruption charges in Karachi.

The officials of the anti-graft buster detained SSP Rai Ijaz Ahmad from Shahrah-e-Faisal after his arrest warrants were issued by NAB Lahore.

Ahmad, who is former Chief Traffic Officer Lahore, is facing charges of misappropriation of Rs700 million in the police funds during his duty in Punjab.

The father of the police officer is also nominated in the same case. He escaped when NAB raided his house to arrest him.

In this case, the anti-corruption watchdog has already arrested ten police officials.

The former CTO Lahore will be handed over to NAB Lahore team, which is already present in Karachi.

NAB Chief 

Earlier today, NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal in a statement said that corruption is the mother of all the evils. NAB’s “Accountability for All” Policy has started yielding excellent results.

He said that today all officers/officials of NAB are absolutely committed to root out corruption with iron hands in an atmosphere of renewed energy and dynamism, where the fight against corruption is being taken as a national duty.

"NAB has rejuvenated and eradicated of corruption is topmost priority of NAB. He said that the hard work, commitment, transparency and merit being put in by NAB officers are being appreciated by national and international reputed organizations," read the statement.

He said that NAB officers are doubling their efforts in nabbing corrupts elements and recovered from them hard-earned looted money of the innocent citizen of Pakistan.

Through detailed analysis and review of organizational, operational and prosecution strengths and weaknesses, overhaul of procedures and all pillars of the organization i.e. Operations, Prosecution, Human Resource Development and Awareness and Prevention have been reactivated, it said.

He said that NAB has rationalized its workload and timelines have been prescribed for efficient, effective and expeditious disposal of cases putting a maximum limit of 10 months- from complaint verification-to-inquiry-to-investigation and finally to a reference in the Accountability Court.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on January 31, 2023 (Tuesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 267.9 270.65
Euro EUR 287.2 290
UK Pound Sterling GBP 327.75 331
U.A.E Dirham AED 73.3 74
Saudi Riyal SAR 70.35 71.05
Australian Dollar AUD 184.5 186.9
Bahrain Dinar BHD 698.94 706.94
Canadian Dollar CAD 195 197.2
China Yuan CNY 38.76 39.16
Danish Krone DKK 38.4 38.8
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 32.05 32.40
Indian Rupee INR 3.1 3.12
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 850.1 859.1
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.93 61.53
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.66 170.66
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 27.06
Omani Riyal OMR 682.86 690.86
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 70.4 71.1
Singapore Dollar SGD 197.17 199.17
Swedish Korona SEK 25.49 25.79
Swiss Franc CHF 285.03 287.53
Thai Bhat THB 8.01 8.16

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs205,900 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,530.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs162,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 182,100.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Karachi PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Islamabad PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Peshawar PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Quetta PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Sialkot PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Attock PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Gujranwala PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Jehlum PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Multan PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Bahawalpur PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Gujrat PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Nawabshah PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Chakwal PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Hyderabad PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Nowshehra PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Sargodha PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Faisalabad PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370
Mirpur PKR 205,900 PKR 2,370

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