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Former Foreign Sec Niaz Naik found dead in mysterious condition

Saturday, August 8, 2009 Leave a Comment

Former Foreign Secretary Niaz A Naik was found dead in the mysterious condition at his house in Sector F-7/3 of the capital in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kohsar on Saturday.

Police sources said that they were informed that the lights of the residence of Niaz A Naik were on but there was no movement in the house.

The police, when arrived, knocked the door and waited for some time but later broke the door and found the dead body of the former Foreign Secretary, which according to police, could have been three or four days old; saying the reason behind the death would be ascertained after postmortem report.

The police sealed the house of Niaz A Naik, after shifting the dead body to PIMS hospital and started collecting evidences and the investigation was underway.

Meanwhile the postmortem report revealed that Ex-foreign secretary Niaz A Naik was subjected to torture before his death. The postmortem report further revealed four ribs and jaw of the Niaz A Naik were fractured. Margalla police is investigation the real causes and motive behind this incident.

It is said that Niaz A Naik was one of the close aides of former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf and he had play magnificent role as backdoor channel negotiator along with former National Security Council Secretary, Tariq Aziz for restoration and resumption of Pak-India composite dialogues.

He had also outstanding role in meetings of Pervez Musharraf with High US, UK and UAE Officials. He was a seasoned ambassador and used to play his role through backdoor diplomacy.

On the other hand President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif have condoled the sad demise of former Foreign Secretary Niaz A. Naik.

Former Foreign Secretary Niaz A. Naik was found dead on Saturday at his residence in a posh sector of the federal capital under mysterious circumstances.

President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Saturday expressed deep grief over the death of former foreign Secretary Niaz A Naik. In their message issued here on Saturday, they paid tributes to the services of former secretary and prayed that may Allah rest his soul in peace.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi condoling the demise of Niaz A. Naik said, "Mr. Niaz A. Naik was a distinguished diplomat who served Pakistan with great commitment and professionalism. The Foreign Ministry and the nation will always remember his services"

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its officers and staff extend their heartfelt condolences to the members of bereaved family. May Allah Almighty rest his soul in eternal peace.

Mr. Niaz A. Naik was an eminent diplomat who served the nation with great pride and distinction. He made his mark in both bilateral and multilateral diplomacy. His professionalism was acknowledged internationally. His services to Pakistan will always be remembered, they said Speaker National Assembly Fehmida Mirza, Chairman Semite Farooq Naik have also condoled the death of Niaz Naek.