Maulana Tariq Jamil's brother says Asim didn’t commit suicide

01:30 PM | 30 Oct, 2023
Maulana Tariq Jamil's brother says Asim didn’t commit suicide
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KHANEWAL – Asim Jamil, the son of famous Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil, died due to gun wounds in Talamba on Sunday.

The Tableeghi Jamat leader confirmed the accidental death, leaving millions in shock after the tragic incident.

Local cops told media that Maulana’s son was shifted to Talamba Rural Health Centre, where he was pronounced dead. Police said cause of death seems to be a gunshot. A senior official of Punjab police told a publication that the deceased shot himself in the chest while some of his family members said he committed suicide.

Amid the contrasting statement, Dr Tahir Kamal Sahu, brother of Tariq Jamil, said his nephew did not commit suicide. It was an accidental death, he added. He said that they were at home in a good mood on Saturday night.

He said Asim went to the gym with his cousin and accidentally opened a fire that took his life.

Recalling the events, Dr Tahir said he left for Lahore after family meet-up and Tariq Jamil left for Faisalabad. He said Asim was checking the hand gun, which got a single bullet, and it pierced through his chest.

People from all walks of life offered condolences to Maulana Tariq Jamil on the demise of his younger son Asim Jamil.

Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar, and President Arif Alvi shared grief over Asim’s death.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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