LONDON – The police in London have arrested Altaf Hussain, a UK-based leader of the Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM), on charges of money laundering, local and foreign news channels reported on Tuesday.
Scotland Yard has confirmed that the MQM chief has been arrested in connection with the money laundering case. The arrest took place at a North West London property. Altaf had confirmed in recent TV interview that all his bank accounts in the UK had been frozen by the British authorities.
MQM Rabita Committee will soon issue a statement regarding the arrest of its leader in London and will inform everyone about the situation. Journalists and political commentator Javed Chaudhry said that the London Police were investigating Altaf Hussain for three cases of money laundering, hate speech and the murder of Imran Farooq.