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Imran Khan facing major pressure for attending Arshad Sharif’s funeral, source

Slain journalist Arshad Sharif's funeral prayers will be offered on Thursday in Islamabad

Imran Khan facing major pressure for attending Arshad Sharif’s funeral, sources claimed on Wednesday.

Rumors are ripe that the former prime minister has been forbidden to go near the dead or attend funerals.

However, sources claim that PTI Chief is under pressure from the party and his close aids to attend the funeral.

Source further claimed that someone has advised Imran Khan not to go to the slain journalist Arshad Sharif’s funeral prayer and near the dead body

The sources said Imran Khan can arrange a funeral in absentia for offering condolences and showing empathy for the deceased and this option is being considered.

Slain senior journalist Arshad Sharif’s last remains reached Pakistan late Tuesday night after he was shot dead in Kenya on Sunday.

His funeral prayer will be offered at the Faisal Masjid at 2 pm and will be laid to rest in Islamabad on Thursday.

Slain journalist Arshad Sharif was a vivid Imran Khan supporter.

Imran Khan did not attend the funeral of his long-term associate Naeem-ul-Haq and was also absent from Dr. Abdul Qadir Khan’s funeral held in Islamabad.

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