FAISALABAD - PPP central leader and former judge, Malik Ahmed Saeed Awan passed away due to heart attack Thursday. Huge number of PPP workers and supporters of other parties reached People’s Colony Saleemi Chowk near his residence for condolence. He was one of the staunch supporters of the party and close aide of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto. He led a movement against Ziaul Haq when Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was in prison.

He was also lashed in Jehlum during Ziaul Haq regime due to which he remained ill most of the time in his life.