Asad Sahi laid to rest
LAHORE: Senior journalist Asad Sahi, 45, was laid to rest at his ancestral Mundrawala Town of Daska on Sunday.
Sahi, the chief reporter of City 42, had died of a cardiac arrest in Lahore on Saturday night.
A large number of journalists, friends, family members and police officers attended the funeral prayers of Sahi, who during his journalistic career made a mark in crime reporting. Before joining the electronic media he had served in several Urdu newspapers. He was elected vice president of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and an active member of the Lahore Press Club which he would visit almost every night to the joy of his awaiting friends.
He has left behind a widow, a daughter and a son.
Qul will be offered at the television channel’s Jail Road office on Monday (today) at 4.30pm. Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, IGP Mushtaq Sukhera, politicians, the Lahore Press Club and the PFUJ condoled the death of Sahi.