ISLAMABAD: Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting on Wednesday expressed grief over the murder of renowned TV anchorperson Mureed Abbas.

Firdous Ashiq in a statement expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Mureed Abbas.

She prayed to Allah Almighty for granting the higher place in Jannat to the departed soul and give courage to the bereaved family of the deceased for their irreplaceable loss.

A day earlier, renowned TV anchor, Mureed Abbas was murdered by his business partner in Khayaban-e-Bukhari area of the metropolis.