LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain will appear in Central London Police Station (CLPC) to face the money laundering case registered against him by London Metropolitan Police (LMP).
The bail with respect to money laundering case was extended twice, first in July 2014, and then on December 3, 2014 and now it is set to expire on Tuesday (today). In July 2013, the LMP had confirmed that investigations against MQM chief had been initiated against money laundering and instigating violence.
On December 6, 2012 during a raid conducted by counter-terrorism unit of police, cash was found by the police when they were investigating the Dr. Imran Farooq murder case – the founding member of MQM and close fellow of Altaf Husain – who was murdered in London in 2010.
On April 1, 2015, MQM’s senior London-based leader, Mohammad Anwar, was also arrested by LMP in connection with money laundering case. However, he was set free on bailed after ten hours of custody.
While addressing to the supporters during election gathering at Jinnah Ground Karachi, MQM chief has asked them to pray for him, as he visit CLPC on Tuesday in relation to the LMP’s money laundering case against him. MQM has already denied any kind of involvement in money laundering case.
— MQM (@OfficialMqm) April 14, 2015