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Army Major arrested in IESCO lineman murder case

02:38 PM | 31 Dec, 2015
Army Major arrested in IESCO lineman murder case
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) - Sihala police Thursday produced an army Major in local court seeking his physical remand after he was arrested for murdering a lineman of Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO).

According to officials, Major Raja Khalid killed Mehbooh Ahmad when the latter reached his house located in DHA phase II to disconnect electricity connection over non-payment of dues. The army man opened fire at IESCO official, who died on the spot, and later dumped his dead body near Gujjar Khan with help of his cousin.

Later on Major reached Sihala police station and surrender himself confessing to the crime. At which police arrested his cousin as well.

Further investigation into the murder case is underway and Pakistan army has been informed about the arrest of Major, officials said.

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal 12 April

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 12, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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