KARACHI: Famous television figure Dr Amir Liaquat Hussain claims he is getting death threats, and that MQM founder Altaf Hussain would be responsible if any harm comes to him.
“I am being told I am a bigger traitor than even Mustafa Kamal,” he said.
He said he was getting the death threats from unknown numbers.
When asked, he said MQM London and Altaf Hussain would be responsible if any harm comes to him.
The former MQM leader’s statement comes days after controversial anti-Pakistan speech by Altaf Hussain led to violent protests in Karachi and MQM workers and supporters storming the offices of television channels in Karachi.
Law enforcers launched a swift crackdown on MQM following the speech, sealing its offices and detaining several of its workers and leaders, including Amir Liaquat Hussain.
The television personality resigned from the MQM shortly after he was released from Rangers custody.