He was born on 4 April 1938 in Dingha, Gujrat District. He was commissioned in 4th Frontier Force Regiment on 13 October 1963. Major Muhammad Akram was commanding a company in forward area of Hilli district, East Pakistan during 1971. Once attacked by enemy, he along with his men repulsed every attack, inflicting heavy casualties on the enemy. Major Muhammad Akram was leading an anti-tank party in front of the forward defended locations and destroyed three tanks of the enemy. During the battle, he received bust of fire in the chest and embraced martyrdom on 5 December 1971.