Asim Jamil, the son of renowned Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil, died on Sunday in the Punjabi district of Khanewal.
The renowned Islamic scholar revealed his son’s passing on X, formerly known as Twitter, posting, “My son Asim Jamil passed away in Tulamba [Khanewal, Punjab] today.”
As per Sohail Chaudhry, RPO for Multan, “Asim died of a bullet wound.” In response to a query, the policeman stated that they had arrived at the scene and were gathering data regarding the occurrence.
The RPO stated that Asim was shot in the chest.
In the meantime, the Multan RPO has been asked to provide a thorough report on this matter by Punjab Inspector General of Police Dr. Usman Anwar.
According to a Punjab police spokeswoman, the IG has been instructed to determine Asim’s cause of death based on the available data and the forensic findings. The spokesperson went on to say that evidence has been gathered at the spot by Khanewal DPO and other top officers.
The sudden death of Maulana Tariq Jamil’s son caused widespread grief and sorrow, inspiring people from all walks of life to offer their condolences to the bereaved family during this trying time. Former prime minister and president of the Pakistan Muslim League, Shehbaz Sharif, expressed his condolences to the religious scholar and the bereaved family, saying, “We all share your grief and pain,” and adding that their prayers and sympathies are with them. The PML-N leader also prayed, saying, “May Allah Almighty grant courage and strength to the bereaved families to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude and rest the departed soul in eternal peace.”
In his message, National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf extended his heartfelt condolences and solidarity to the family of Maulana Tariq Jamil on the accidental death of Asim.
He prayed for the elevation of the departed soul. “May Allah grant solace and fortitude to Jamil and his family during this challenging period.”