Russell mourns death of Barrister Rafique-ul Huq
Published: 08:01 PM, 24 October 2020 Updated: 08:02 PM, 24 October 2020
Mohammad Zahid Ahsan Russell
State Minister for Youth and Sports Mohammad Zahid Ahsan Russell expressed deep shock at the death of renowned lawyer and former attorney general Barrister Rafique-ul Huq, who died at a city hospital this morning at the age of 85.
Huq breathed his last at 8:30 am while undergoing treatment at ICU in Ad-Deen Hospital in the city, said a Ministry of Youth and Sports press release on Saturday.
He had been suffering from anemia and other old age complications, the press release added.
The State Minister in a message sought forgiveness of the departed soul of Huq and extended heartfelt sympathy to the family members.
The State Minister said Barrister Rafique-ul Huq was an honest, fearless, and skilled lawyer and due to his death a huge vacuum has been created in the country’s law arena.