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Altaf Hussain arrested in London

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London: MQM founder Altaf Hussain arrested in London, over a dozen police officers raided his residence in London.

He was detained under PACE and taken to a south London police station, where he currently remains in police custody.

As part of the investigation, officers are carrying out a search at the north west London address. Detectives are also searching a separate commercial address in north west London.

The investigation, which is being led by officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command, is focused on a speech broadcast in August 2016 by an individual associated with the MQM movement in Pakistan as well as other speeches previously broadcast by the same person.