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
From LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has been reported to be arrested in London on the charges of as well all know Money laundering - Said MQM – On Tuesday 03-June-2014
We have report of the London police investigation this very case for several months and now they have come to a conclusion which includes arresting Altaf Hussain in London right away.
During a TV interview, Altaf Hussain, who is the chief of MQM Party Pakistan, revealed a fact which no body knew at that time, his all accounts in UK were sealed & frozen by the British government. There were multiple raids conducted at his office and house.
Later today Javed Chaudhry, while speaking to Express News, confirmed the fact that there were three cases for which the London Police was investigating Mr. Altaf Hussain, he concluded these causes
Imran Farooq case of murder
It was July 31, 2013 when the London Police told public about their investigation which was being carried out in the above points in relevance to MQM’s Altaf Hussain. They also said he was guilty of provocation of torture.