January 01, 2018
ISLAMABAD – Senior journalist Abdul Wahid Baghi who stood up for press freedom in the days of dictator Ziaul Haq, died of a heart attack on New Year’s Day Monday.
Only the night before, he was celebrating the New Year with colleagues at the National Press Club.
He stood shoulder to shoulder with the revered Minhaj Barna (late) when Zia took on the media. Baghi was also jailed in those days.
His namaz-i-janaza was held at the National Press Club and he was buried later at the H-11 Graveyard.
Baghi who worked for Country News is remembered by his colleagues as a kind-hearted and loving person. They said he will badly missed.
The Patriot, January 18, 2018
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