ISLAMABAD - The sitting judge of Supreme Court Justice Sabihuddin Ahmed died in Karachi on Sunday due to brain haemorrhage. He was 60. His funeral prayers will be held at Masjid-e-Azazia near his residence in Defence Khadda Market after Zuhr prayers in Karachi on Monday (today). He had left a widow, two sons and one daughter. His son Sallahuddin Ahmed is also a lawyer. Justice (r) Nasir Aslam Zahid while expressing his deep sorrow over the demise of Justice Sabihuddin Ahmed said he was appointed Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court on April 28, 2000. He declared some landmark judgments on constitutional laws. He remained president of students union in SM Law College Karachi. He was a good orator, Justice (r) Nasir said. Sabihuddins father Wajihuddin is alive. His father as a DMG officer remained Commissioner of Lahore. According to various TV channels, Justice Sabihuddin Ahmad was born in 1949 at Hyderabad (Sindh). He got his earlier education in different parts of the country. He did MA from Punjab University in 1969 and LLB from Karachi University. He participated in several inter-collegiate debates and also edited collage magazines at Government Degree College Sukkur, Government College Lahore and SM Law College Karachi. The deceased judge of SC entered legal profession in 1972 in the chamber of Mr Khalid M Ishaque, a leading Advocate in Karachi. He practiced at the bar for 23 years and appeared before the Supreme Court in important civil and constitutional matters. The deceased was founder member of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and its Vice President (1987 - 1990). He also participated in several international conferences on human rights and allied issues and contributed several articles to newspapers and periodicals on constitutional and human rights issues. Justice Sabihuddin also participated in several international judicial conferences. He was an elected member of the International Advisory Council of the International Centre for Promotion of Human Rights (Interights) and steering committee of the South Asia Forum legal education on gender issues. He also remained Member of Board of Trustee of Agha Khan and Board of Governor Hamdard University. Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has expressed profound grief on the demise of Justice Sabihuddin Ahmed.