On Tuesday, an accountability court granted seven-day transit remand to Editor-in-Chief of Jang Geo Media Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman to attend the funeral of his brother, Mir Javed ur Rahman.
Earlier, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had declared that it would allow Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman to see his gravely ill brother, but the compensation was subject to the approval of the court which did not been obtained on time.
Yesterday, Jang Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil ur Rahman’s elder brother, Chairman and printer publisher of the Jang Group, Mir Javed ur Rahman, passed away in Karachi on Tuesday, after a battle with lung cancer. He had been under treatment at a private hospital in Karachi. Mir Javed ur Rahman had the twin qualities of being a fearless journalist and someone who would relentlessly pursue the truth.
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