RAJANPUR: PTI’s newly-elected MPA from Punjab Tariq Khan Dreshak was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in village Ahsani on Sunday.
Mr. Dreshak, who won the general election on PTI’s ticket from PP-296 Rajanpur, died of brain haemorrhage at a private hospital in Multan. He was initially hospitalised in Rajanpur but was shifted to Multan when his condition deteriorated, where he passed away while on a ventilator.
Thousands of people, including politicians, attended his funeral in his hometown of Rajanpur.
PTI chairman Imran Khan expressed his condolences to the deceased’s family via a post on Twitter.
Saddened to learn of the death of our newly-elected MPA from Rajanpur Tariq Dreeshak. My condolences and prayers go to the family.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 5, 2018
Tariq Dreshak was nephew of MNA-elect Nasrullah Khan Dreshak, and cousin of MPA-elect Hasnain Bahadar Dreshak. In 2015, he was elected as chairman of Union Council Ahsani.
The deceased was the brother of DPO Sargodha Zubaira Khan Dreshak and DSP Punjab Police Ibrahim Khan Dreshak. He has left behind a wife, a son and three daughters.