LONDON: A statement issued on the Met Police website revealed, The London Metropolitan police on Wednesday arrested a 64-year-old man from northwest London on suspicion of money laundering.
MQM leader Haider Abbas Rizvi said Muhammad Anwar was taken into custody at 9AM local time and has now been shifted to Central London Police Station.
“A legal team is present with Mr Anwar at the police station right now,” Rizvi added.
Anwar lives in London and is associated with MQM chief Altaf Hussain for about two decades. He is a member of the MQM’s coordination committee.
London Metropolitan police confirmed today the detention of a 64-year-old man from northwest London on suspicion of money laundering.
The Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) personnel said they detained a suspect from his residence and officials are currently searching the address. In the light of the statement, the arrest is part of an ongoing investigation into a money laundering case.
The statement tells the suspect has since been detained at a Central London police station while investigation continues.
However, his identity was not exposed as yet by the British officials.