The cricket world on Thursday mourned the unfortunate death of Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Multan Sultans owner Alamgir Khan by suicide and expressed condolences on Twitter.
The shocking incident came to light after police officials confirmed that Alamgir, who is also the brother of Istehkaam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP) chief Jahangir Khan Tareen, allegedly shot himself in the head at his residence in Lahore. Had taken
Several cricket personalities and PSL franchises took to Twitter to express their condolences over the tragic death of the businessman.
“With great sadness we share the news of the passing of our beloved team owner Alamgir Khan Tareen. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Tareen’s family. We request all of you to respect his family’s privacy May his soul rest in eternal peace,” Multan Sultans said.
Meanwhile, Peshawar Zalmi President Javed Afridi expressed deep grief over the demise of Alamgir. He expressed his condolences to the family, friends and team Multan Sultans of the deceased.
Furthermore, the Lahore Qalandars also condoled Alamgir’s death, saying that the management was “shocked and saddened” to hear about it.
The Lahore Qalandars offered prayers for the deceased and his survivors, saying, “This loss leaves a significant void within the cricketing community. We extend our heartfelt support to his family and Multan Sultans as they deal with this challenging time.” “
Earlier, noted cricket presenter Zainab Abbas, former cricketer Rashid Latif, middle-order batsman Sohaib Maqsood and others expressed shock and grief over the tragic death.
Islamabad United owner Ali Naqvi said that Tareen “was always full of life and was a very refined person”.
Meanwhile, Lahore Qalandars Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Atif Rana said he could not believe his ears “after hearing the news of Alamgir Tareen”.
Rana said, “It was a memorable journey with Alamgir Tareen in PSL. Alamgir Tareen was a good human being and a good partner.”
The news of the alleged suicide was later confirmed by Alamgir’s brother Jahangir.