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CJP Khosa takes notice of Asad Munir’s alleged suicide

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Asif Saeed Khosa has taken notice of the alleged suicide of Brigadier (retd) Asad Munir, ARY News reported on Thursday.

The CJP took notice on a letter addressed to him allegedly written by late Asad Munir.

The top judge has summoned the investigation report against Asad Munir from Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.

The former member of Capital Development Authority (CDA) Brigadier (Retd) Asad Munir was found dead at Diplomatic Enclave in Islamabad, on March 15.

Police hinted the death as suspected suicide as ‘Munir was worried for an ongoing investigation against him by the NAB.’

It is pertinent to mention here that the ex-CDA member was facing allegations for restoring of plots in F-11 area of the federal capital.

Munir’s body was shifted to PIMS Hospital by the police officials.

Later, the body was handed over to Munir’s son as relatives arrived in at PIM Hospital, however, the autopsy was not carried out after rejection from his family members.

PIMS spokesperson said that Asad Munir’s relatives had not permitted for conducting post-mortem to the hospital administration. The autopsy was stopped by the Deputy Commissioner Islamabad over the request of the family.



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