Police officers in Pakistan are probing the circumstances resulting in the sudden dying of well-known televangelist-turned-politician Aamir Liaquat Hussain who was discovered unconscious at his Karachi dwelling on Thursday.
The 50-year-old was discovered immobile at his residence by one among his workers after which he was taken to a hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless, provincial police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon mentioned.
He added that the police officers are “attempting to persuade the household to permit the post-mortem, since circumstances surrounding dying should not clear”.
The police chief mentioned he has instructed the Karachi police chief to make sure the postmortem.
Hussain’s household had denied the necessity for an post-mortem and moved the physique to the morgue, the data workplace for the rescue service mentioned.
The workplace was alerted by Hussain’s workers who referred to as the rescue companies after discovering the politician unconscious in the home.
Folks throughout Pakistan expressed shock over the dying of the favored determine who had been controversial all through his profession.
Former prime minister Imran Khan expressed grief on the passing away of the politician.
“Saddened to be taught of the passing of our MNA (member of nationwide meeting) Aamir Liaquat. My condolences and prayers go to his household,” Mr Khan tweeted.
The previous anchor was banned for hate speech.
He’s recognized to have married for a 3rd time just lately to an 18-year-old however terminated the wedding publicly and acrimoniously inside months.
The teenager spouse Dania Shah had sought divorce from him in Could, accusing him of home abuse and being a drug addict.
He later launched a video labelling the wedding a “fiasco” and denied allegations of home abuse and drug dependancy.
Hussain was consistently caught up in political scandals whereas he served as member of parliament for six years — from 2002 to 2008 — and minister of state for non secular affairs from 2004 to 2007 underneath Parvez Musharraf. He was later expelled from the political outfit Muttahida Qaumi Motion.
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