KARACHI – Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) official Shahid Hayat, returned to Karachi on Saturday after recovering from double pneumonia.

Hayat was suffering from fever and had contracted double pneumonia while on a training course in Nairobi, Kenya.The officer had gotten seriously ill and had been put on a ventilator at a hospital in Kenya.

Hayat arrived in Karachi at 4am today via Emirates Airlines flight number 604 after a full recovery, FIA sources said.

Shaid Hayat after recovery

The FIA official has had many high-profile cases to his credit. However, it was his involvement in the Mir Murtaza Bhutto murder case that kept him in the news for a long time.

Some high-profile cases whose investigation Hayat headed include the supervision of the probe into the Shahzeb murder case, which culminated in the successful custody of Shahrukh Jatoi.

Hayat was also leading the investigation into the fake degrees scandal involving Axact, in Karachi. He also supervised the investigation into the Abbas Town bombing and arrested several suspects.