Journalist and TV anchor Sadia Afzaal on Friday night claimed that a renowned religio-political personality of Pakistan has contacted the proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to assassinate Prime Minister Imran Khan.
“I cannot reveal the name of that person but it has been stated in a Military Intelligence (MI) report,” she said, adding that this news has been confirmed by “very reliable sources”.
Another female TV anchor Jasmeen Manzoor also made a similar claim stating that there are serious security threats to Imran Khan.
On Friday, Manzoor tweeted: “High placed sources have disclosed that severe security threat to PM Imran Khan. I will also disclose who contacted TTP local groups for planning to assassinate him. May Allah protect him, Ameen.”
High placed sources have disclosed that severe security threat to PM Imran Khan . I will also disclose who contacted TTP local groups for planing to assassinate him. May Allah protect him Ameen
— jasmeen manzoor (@jasmeenmanzoor) August 31, 2018
The law enforcement agencies have already increased the prime minister’s security after at least nine suspected terrorists were picked up during search operations in the Banigala area where Imran’s personal residence is located.