Aamir Liaquat, a former Member of the National Assembly (MNA) and renowned television broadcaster in Pakistan, died in Karachi on Thursday under strange circumstances, according to local media.
The head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was discovered unconscious at his residence in Khudad Colony and rushed to a private hospital in severe condition.
According to sources, Liaquat felt unwell on Wednesday night but declined to go to the hospital, according to Geo TV, Pakistan’s local news channel.
A scream was heard from Liaquat’s room Thursday morning, according to Javed, a Liaquat employee. From the inside, the room was locked. His domestic staff busted down the door to his room after receiving no reaction from the other end.
Doctors later stated that Aamir Liaquat was dead when he arrived at the hospital. Amir Liaquat’s death prompted police to launch an inquiry. His home in Karachi’s Khudadad Colony was also searched by the authorities.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) East said the police will also obtain CCTV footage to gather and ascertain the facts which led to the death of the PTI leader. As Liaquat’s death occurred under mysterious circumstances, the police authorities have decided to conduct a post-mortem.
As per the East SSP, the police examined Liaquat’s house and everything was in place.