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COAS, PM Imran express grief on demise of Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

07th Jan, 2020. 05:59 pm
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Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim

Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of retired Justice Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim.

In his condolence message, the Prime Minister said the services of Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim will always be remembered in the field of law and dispensation of justice.

He also prayed for higher place of the deceased in jannah and granting fortitude to the bereaved family members.

Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed grief on demise of Retired Pakistani judge and a legal expert Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Army Chief said “May Allah bless the departed soul and gives strength to the bereaved family, Aamen.”

President Dr Arif Alvi has also expressed his deep sorrow over the sad demise of Justice retired Fakhruddin G Ebrahim.

In a statement, he said services of the late Fakhruddin G Ibrahim will be remembered for long.

The Law Minister Dr. Farogh Naseem, Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed and other Judges of Supreme Court have also expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of Justice (Retd) Fakhruddin G. Ibrahim.

Earlier today, Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim passes away in Karachi.

His funeral prayers would be offered in Noor Bagh Mewa Shah Graveyard in Karachi today at 07:00pm.

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim, a former Supreme Court judge, was appointed as the CEC on 23 July 2012 by former president Zardari after being approved by a parliamentary panel.

He was born in 1928 in Ahmedabad, Bombay Presidency, British India and in 1950, Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim moved to Pakistan and attended the Sindh Muslim Law College, where he earned an LLM and was awarded an honorary Juris Doctor in 1960.

Former Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto appointed Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim Attorney General of Pakistan in his tenure.

He served as the interim Law Minister from 18 July 1993 until 19 October 1993, and interim Justice Minister from 5 November 1996 until 17 February 1997.

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim established the Citizen Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) in 1989. The CPLC works in Karachi and assists citizens in registering the First Information Report if it is refused by police for some reason.

He also served as the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Anti-doping Appeals Committee which acquitted Rawalpindi express Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif. Ebrahim was in favour of the acquittal.

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