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Brigadier (retd) Asad Munir commits suicide in Islamabad

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Police confirmed that former member of Capital Development Authority (CDA), Brigadier (retd) Asad Munir on Friday has committed suicide in Islamabad.

According to police, Asad Munir’s body was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his apartment in Islamabad’s diplomatic enclave.

Munir was also the former director of intelligence agency Peshawar.

The family sources told media that Asad Munir was upset over media reports that ran a day earlier stating that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during its executive board meeting had granted approval for the filing of a reference against him.

NAB had accused Munir of misusing his authority and restoring a plot in F-11 area of the federal capital.

His funeral will be held H-8 graveyard at 5:00pm today.