Tableeghi Jamaat chief Haji Abdul Wahab passes away
LAHORE: Ameer Tableeghi Jamaat, Haji Abdul Wahab, passed away on Sunday morning after a prolonged illness. He was 95.
Haji Abdul Wahab was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Lahore. He was admitted to the hospital five days ago after his health deteriorated and doctors had declared his condition very critical.
The funeral prayers of the deceased religious leader will be offered after Maghrib prayers at Tableeghi Markaz, Raiwind.
Haji Abdul Wahab was the third emir of the Tableeghi Jamaat. He was born in New Delhi in 1923. Before the partition, he worked as Tehsildar (tax officer) in his birth city.
After migrating to Pakistan, Haji Wahab graduated from Islamic College, Lahore. Later he left his job and joined the Tableeghi Jamaat.