London Police arrests MQM’s Muhammad Anwar in money laundering case

London Police arrests MQM’s Muhammad Anwar in money laundering case

LONDON: The London Metropolitan Police on Wednesday arrested the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senior leader Muhammad Anwar in money laundering case.   

Talking to media, the MQM leader Haider Abbas Rizvi confirmed the arrest of Muhammad Anwar, and said that the member of the MQM Central Coordination Committee was arrested from his house in northwest London at 9:00 am local time.

Rizvi said that Muhammad Anwar was moved to the Central London Police Station. He said that a team of lawyers was present with him for legal support.

Earlier, the Metropolitan Police announced the arrest of a 64-year-old man from northwest London on suspicion of money laundering.

The police said that the suspect was arrested from a residential address in northwest London, and that he was currently being interrogated.

“Officers from the Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) have this morning, Wednesday 1 April, arrested a 64-year-old man [F] on suspicion of money laundering.

This arrest is part of an on going investigation into money laundering.

The arrest took place at a residential address in north west London.

He has since been taken into custody at a central London police station and enquiries continue.

Officers are at present SEARCHING THE address,” according to a statement issued on the Met Police website.

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