KARACHI: Former Supreme Court Judge Justice (retd) Rana Bhagwandas died of cardiac arrest in Karachi on Monday at the age of 73.
At the time of his passing, Bhagwandas was under treatment for a heart ailment at a private hospital.
His funeral will be held at 4pm today.
Bhagwandas remained as the acting CJP during the 2007 judicial crisis and also briefly when Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry went on foreign tours in 2005 and 2006.
It is pertinent to mention here that he became the first Hindu and the second non-Muslim to serve as chief of the highest court in Pakistan.