Aamir Liaquat Hussain dead at 50 – Mystery as shock televangelist dies after 'scream' heard from bedroom | The Sun

PAKISTANI TV host Aamir Liaquat has died at the age of 50 after he was found unconscious at his home, it is reported.

The outspoken televangelist was rushed to hospital but he was pronounced dead by doctors in Karachi on Thursday.

He fell ill on Wednesday night with chest pain, but refused to go to hospital, Geo News reports.

One of his employees reportedly heard a "scream" from his locked bedroom on Thursday morning and broke down his door to find him unconscious.

A post-mortem will be carried out, cops said.

Police have also launched an investigation into Aamir's death, with officers said to be searching his home on Thursday.

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Aamir became an MP for Imran Khan's PTI party after switching from televangelism to politics.

His career was plagued by controversy, giving babies to childless couples on TV.

In 2013, he gave away two abandoned baby girls.

At the time, he insisted the youngsters would have been "eaten by cats or dogs" if they hadn't been discovered by the show.

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He was also banned for hate speech.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif paid tribute to Aamir.

"May Allah raise the ranks of the deceased and give patience to the mourning family," he said.

Imran Khan, former prime minister of Pakistan, added: "Saddened to learn of the passing of our MNA Aamir Liaquat. My condolences and prayers go to his family."

In recent years, Aamir married for a third time – but it ended publicly and acrimoniously within months.

His 18-year-old bride Dania Shah accused him of domestic abuse and being a drug addict.

Aamir published a video calling the marriage a "fiasco" and denied the allegations as fake news.

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But he said he was saddened by what the remarks on social media after all he had done for Pakistan – and vowed to leave the country.

The TV host was also known for his sexist remarks about liberal women in Pakistan – often artists, authors or human rights activists.

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