London (11th June, 2019): MQM founder Altaf Hussain has been arrested in a raid at his residence in London.
According to Geo News, over a dozen police officers carried out the raid at Hussain’s residence earlier today. Altaf Hussain, founder of the MQM has been shifted to a police station in Central London, sources claim.
The TV channel reported that approximately 15 officers of the London police officers also searched the residence of the MQM founder, after he had been taken into custody on the 11th of June, 2019.
Our correspondent said Altaf Hussain has been arrested on Pakistan’s complaints. According to unconfirmed reports, Altaf Hussain has been arrested for his hate speech which he delivered in Pakistan through telephone in 2016.
He has further been accused of inciting people to violence through his telephonic speeches.
Moreover, the MQM had faced a crackdown after Altaf Hussain’s August 12 speech that led to attacks on TV stations and violent protests.
He was also accused of threatening several senior military officials in his speeches.
Meanwhile, our correspondent in Islamabad said authorities have confirmed that Altaf Hussain has been arrested on complaints registered by Pakistan.
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