MQM's Farogh Naseem denies Altaf Hussain's arrest

Dunya News

Farogh Naseem told Dunya News that Altaf Hussain has not been detained.

KARACHI (Web Desk) – Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Barrister Farogh Naseem refuted reports regarding party chief Altaf Hussain’s arrest.

Talking to Dunya News on Tuesday, Farogh Naseem said Scotland Yard officers were investigating Altaf Hussain at his residence.

“London police are recording Altaf Hussain’s statement at his residence” he said.

According to sources, MQM chief Altaf Hussain was arrested by Metropolitan Police at a residential address in northwest London.

On the other hand, Scotland Yard refused to confirm the name of the person arrested.

Scotland Yard, in a brief statement, said: "Officers are at present searching the address. Not prepared to discuss further at this stage."