SRINAGAR: Mohammad Sayed Rafiqui breathed his last at his ancestral home in Anantnag. He was 82.
Rafiqui was the father in law of journalist Ehsan Fazli, former Bureau Chief of Tribune.
Family sources said he had contracted Covid19, was hospitalised and later recovered fully at home. However, after testing negative he passed away because of post-Covid complicacies involving his lungs.
Rafiqui, a former employee of the R&B department, had retired from service in 1997. He is survived by two sons and two daughters. His sons are in business. He is being laid to rest Friday morning and the funeral prayers are scheduled for 9 am.