KARACHI: Senior journalist Amir Mir, brother of Hamid Mir, has accused Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Chief Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam of involvement in Saturday's attack on Geo News anchorperson of international fame.
Talking to Geo News, Amir Mir said his brother Hamid Mir had already disclosed to him as to where to the point finger in case of an attack on the latter.
“ISI Chief had worked out my assassination plot,” he quoted Hamid Mir as saying, and added, ‘in case of an attack ISI Chief Zaheerful Islam and some other officials of ISI will be responsible”.
Further quoting the words of his seriously injured brother, who underwent a successful surgery to treat his bullet wounds at a private hospital, Amir Mir said: “Some elements of ISI harbor extreme hostility against me for my opinion, views and stance on Pervez Musharraf and issues of Balochistan.”
Amir Mir said that Hamid Mir had greater threats from the ISI than from the terrorists.
He said his brother had recorded a video message and dispatched it to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Hamid Mir had also in advance informed Jang Group, government, army as well as his family members (about the threats), he added.
Amir Mir said he had advised Hamid Mir to migrate to Dubai.