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Money laundering case: Altaf Hussain granted extension in bail till Feb 2016

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has been granted extension in bail till February 2016, in the money laundering case against him, ARY News reported.

According to details, London police today interviewed the MQM supremo for more than three hours, towards the end of which Hussain’s lawyers requested for extension in his bail.

Police asked Hussain several questions pertaining to the money laundering and Imran Farooq murder case.

Earlier, MQM Chief Altaf Hussain reached Southwark Police Station in London in an investigation against him under money laundering charges.

The MQM leader was accompanied by Muhammad Anwar, Farooq Sattar, Barrister Saif and other leaders.

The money laundering inquiry against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief was initiated after London’s Metropolitan Police raided at Altaf Hussain’s residence for investigation of Imran Farooq murder case.


Altaf Hussain granted extension in bail by arynews
According to reports, the police found over 400,000 British Pounds during the raid on December 05, 2013.

Altaf Hussain if fails to get extension of the bail period again, he will face indictment in the case.

London police in money laundering probe arrested two people from two houses in west London. Altaf Hussain was arrested on June 03, 2014 and later released on bail on June 07, 2014.

The London Metropolitan Police on April 14 this year granted an extension in the bail to the MQM chief till July 09, which was later extended till October 05.

MQM chief, a party leader Mohammad Anwar, Iftikhar Hussain, a relative of Altaf Hussain, Mohammad Anwar’s son in law Inbisat Malik, Sarfaraz Merchant and other people have also been part of money laundering investigations after the Scotland Yard recovered large cash from his residence and office in June 2013.

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