LAHORE: Eminent sufi poet and senior advocate Akmal Bhatti, commonly known as Baba Saiyen, passed away on Friday. He was laid to rest at a local graveyard.

He survived by a widow and three sons. Qul and dua for the departed soul would be held after Asr prayers at 60-K Wahdat Colony today (Saturday). Baba Saiyen was author of a well known sufi poetic book ‘Jhok Ranjhan’.–pr