As reported by his family, Asim Jamil, the well-known Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil’s son, died away on Sunday in Talamba, Punjab.
How Asim Jamil, Tariq Jamil son, Died Confirmed by DPO
DPO Khanewal Rana Umar Farooq Salamat confirmed that Asim Jamil was shot and died, saying he received a bullet in his chest, in an interview with Pakistani News.
“Nephew of Tariq Jamil has claimed that Asim Jamil shot himself,” Salamat stated.
He continued, “Police have also started looking into the incident.”
On the other hand, Maulana Tariq Jamil confirmed his son’s passing on X (formerly Twitter).
“Today in Tulamba, my son Asim Jamil passed away. The mood is melancholy because of this unintentional death,” he wrote.
انا للہ وانا الیہ راجعون— Tariq Jamil (@TariqJamilOFCL) October 29, 2023
آج تلمبہ میں میرے بیٹے عاصم جمیل کا انتقال ہوگیا ہے. اس حادثاتی موت نے ماحول کو سوگوار بنا دیا۔ آپ سب سے گزارش ہے کہ اس غم کے موقع پر ہمیں اپنی دعاؤں میں یاد رکھیں. اللہ میرے فرزند کو جنت الفردوس میں اعلیٰ مقام عطا فرمائے۔
“We request you all to remember us in your prayers on this sad occasion. May Allah grant my son a high place in heaven,” he added.
Punjab IG observes
Dr. Usman Anwar, the Inspector General (IG) of Punjab Police, has also been made aware of the incident and has instructed the DPO to gather forensic evidence in order to determine the cause of Asim Jamil’s death.