MQM chief Altaf Hussain has been arrested in London by Metropolitan Police on charges of Money Laundering. The UK high commission has been closed in Karachi due to possible attacks by his supporters.
The MQM has announced a press conference at 3pm for their official statement.
The MET Police has released their short statement on their website:
Man arrested on suspicion of money laundering
Officers have this morning (3 June) arrested a 60-year-old man on suspicion of money laundering. The arrest took place at a residential address in northwest London. Officers are at present searching the address.
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