KARACHI – People from all walks of life offered condolences to Maulana Tariq Jamil on the demise of his younger son Asim Jamil. The incident took place in Maulana’s native town Talamba which is located in Mian Channu, Punjab.
Tariq Jameel confirmed his son's accidental death on social media. He asked for prayers and hoped for a high rank in heaven for his son.
Asim, while at his gym, took a pistol from his guard and shot himself in the chest, according to sources. CCTV footage showed the tragic incident, with the police revealing that Asim suffered from mental illness and had been on medication for some time.
Zara Noor Abbas, the actor, took to Instagram to share her deep sadness regarding the unexpected passing, emphasizing the critical significance of mental health, as its neglect can lead to tragic consequences.
The Deewar e Sab star penned, “For all those who say that depression happens because of deen se duri, please take the example of Maulana Tariq Saab's son who was suffering from it even though he had a household full of religious activities and his father being such an honoured religious scholar. Please understand that depression is REAL like any other illness. It sucks out everything from you.
Please seek help and support for it. My heart goes out to the family of the deceased. May Allah grant him Jannah and peace after all..”
Actor Ahmed Ali Butt, Momal Sheikh and Sami Khan also extended their regrets over the tragic incident and shared a picture of Tariq Jamil and his son on his Instagram Story.
Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).
In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.
On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.
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