Shifa Hospital hands over body to deceased Bugti’s brother

Following the orders of Islamabad High Court (IHC), Shifa International Hospital (SIH) on Wednesday formally handed over the dead body of Gulsher, an internally displaced person (IDP) from Dera Bugti, to his brother Dilshad. Gulsher died on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, of natural causes.

Shifa_July24-2013Dilshad and other relatives of the deceased received the body that was sent to Islamabad Airport to be further sent to Quetta. Chief Operating Officer SIH Sohail Siddiqi, Associate General Manager SIH Afzaal Ahmad, Manager Security SIH Col. (Retd) Mazhar, Assistant Commissioner Islamabad Imran Ali Sultan, DSP I-9 Police Station Ashraf Shah and other officials were also present on the occasion.

It is pertinent to mention here that the body of Gul Sher was not being released by the Islamabad administration from the morgue of Shifa International Hospital. The Islamabad Administration also directed Shifa to keep the body in the hospital’s mortuary till proper measures to deliver the body were not finalized. Shifa International Hospital is bound to obey the orders of Islamabad Administration.

IHC on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 directed capital administration officials to cooperate with the deceased Bugti tribesman’s family and transport the body to their hometown. The court had disposed of the petition asking for recovery of the tribesman’s body after police assured their cooperation in the matter.

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