Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches

British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for decades, media in Pakistan reported.


London's Metropolitan Police said in a statement a man in his sixties had been arrested after a joint investigation with Pakistani authorities.


It did not identify the person but said the arrest was "in connection with an investigation into a number of speeches made by an individual associated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Pakistan".


Hussain's representatives could not be reached for comment.




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