LAHORE (Web Desk) – Rumours of defence analyst and commentator Zaid Hamid’s death are circulating on social media for past two days.
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However the family of the renowned analyst has dismissed the claims saying that “he is in good health and people should not listen to any propaganda news of his death.”
Earlier editor investigation/anchorperson ARY News, Asad Kharal tweeted on September 30 that Hamid may have been killed in custody of Saudi Arabia during the time of Mina tragedy.
He tweeted the whereabouts of the famous commentator:
Heard through someone that Zaid Hamid, defense analyst who was arrested & sentenced in #KSA was killed in custody around the Mina incident
— Asad Kharal (@AsadKharal) September 30, 2015
Earlier, Hamid was arrested during a private visit to the Kingdom with his wife in June. He was apparently taken into custody after making speeches against the Saudi government.
On June 26, the Foreign Office confirmed Hamid had been arrested in Saudi Arabia.
However, the news about death of controversial analyst has not been yet confirmed.