CTD states that “terrorists planning to assassinate Imran Khan have sought assistance from an Afghan assassin”.
Directs agencies concerned to take all possible measures for Imran Khan’s security.
Senior police official from KP confirms that CTD issued the alert on June 18.
PESHAWAR: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has warned of an assassination threat against PTI Chairman Imran Khan, Daily Jang reported on Tuesday.
The threat alert issued by CTD’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wing stated that “terrorists are planning to assassinate Imran Khan, for which they have sought assistance from an assassin in Afghanistan”.
According to the publication, the text of the threat alert has been shared with various forums, according to which an Afghan assassin has been given the responsibility to target Imran Khan. However, the said assassin handed over the responsibility to others.
The CTD has directed all concerned agencies to take all possible measures for the security of the former prime minister in the wake of the threat alert.