Bodies of Chughtai, driver recovered from Mangla Dam

Our Correspondent

Ten days after the tragic accident, the bodies of illustrious AJK politician and member of AJK Legislative Assembly Sardar Sagheer Ahmed Khan Chughtai and his 37-years-old driver Muhammad Saeed, were Saturday appeared and recovered from Mangla dam reservoir. Both of the bodies were found floating in the lake area of the dam.

Rescue 1122 besides the Ambulances of Edhi rushed the site and dragged out of the deep-watered reservoir. The bodies were later shifted to the Mirpur Div. Headquarter Teaching Hospital for formal medico legal proceeding for onward movement to their native Rawalakot district for burial.

PTI AJK President and former AJK Prime Minister Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry, besides large number of people including the PTI activists also rushed the site at the bank of Mangla dam during recovery of the bodies from the reservoir.

Earlier the body of Ehtesham, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of ill-fated Sardar Sagheer Chughtai was recovered from the river fall at the Mangla dam near Dadayal yesterday.

The unfortunate member of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for scheduled July 25 AJK General Elections, Sardar Muhammad Saghir Chughtai besides three other persons, lost their lives as his vehicle skidded into Jhelum river, after clashing with another car near Azad Patan in Kahuta Sub division of Rawalpindi when he was on way to Rawalakot from Rawalpindi on June 10.

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