CJP, judges grieved at Asma Jehangir’s demise

KARACHI:Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, other judges and registrar on Sunday expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of Asma Jahangir, a senior advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

In a statement, they extended their heartfelt condolences and sincere sympathies to members of aggrieved family of departed soul. The chief justice and judges praised her services rendered for the cause of independence of judiciary, rule of law and supremacy of Constitution in the country and said that her services would always be remembered in good words in judicial history of Pakistan. “She was an outspoken and courageous lady, and had risen to prominence by sheer dint of hard work, diligence and commitment to the legal profession.”

They prayed to Almighty Allah to shower His blessings on the departed soul and to give patience to the bereaved family members to bear this irreparable loss with equanimity.