KARACHI: Maulana Dr Adil Khan’s funeral prayers were offered in Karachi, after which the deceased was laid to rest on Sunday.
The prominent scholar, along with his driver, was shot dead last night in Karachi’s Shah Faisal area.
Maulana Adil’s funeral prayers were offered at Jamia Farooqia Hub River Road Phase II. Besides scholars and other religious figures, a large number of attendees included students and devotees of the late scholar.
Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani, Mufti Muhammad Rafi Usmani, Maulana Hanif Jalandhari, Senator Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, Maulana Rashid Soomro, Superintendent of Jamia Banuria Mufti Noman, and Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman also attended the funeral prayers of the deceased scholar.
Maulana Adil was buried at Farooqia University next to his father Maulana Saleemullah Khan.
Law enforcement agencies have launched an investigation into the case. Police confirmed that geofencing of the site where Maulana Adil was shot dead has been conducted.