In a deeply distressing event, the son of the well-known Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil, Asim Jamil, met a tragic end on Sunday.
The incident occurred in the Tulamba Tehsil within the Khanewal district of Punjab.
As per preliminary information, Asim Jamil’s remains were shifted to Tulamba Hospital after he was shot dead.
Speaking to Media, DPO Khanewal Rana Umar Farooq Salamat confirmed that Asim Jamil was shot dead, saying he got a bullet in his chest.
“Nephew of Tariq Jamil has claimed that Asim Jamil shot himself,” Salamat added.
As per his family members, he shot himself while checking the pistol in a gym based in his native village. He shot himslf accidently.
Meanwhile, police have also initiated an investigation of the incident, he added.