Karachi’s “Bhai” released on bail in London

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LONDON/ KARACHI (ENN) The founder of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Altaf Hussain, on Wednesday was released on bail after the Scotland Yard took him into custody in an early morning raid last day.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said the current evidence was not enough to charge Hussain at this stage.
Police confirmed that according to the CPS, the investigation will continue.

Meanwhile, the Scotland Yard said a man in his 60s, arrested in connection with an investigation into a number of speeches made by an individual associated with the MQM in Pakistan, has been bailed to return to a police station in mid-July.

“The man was arrested at an address in north west London on Tuesday, June 11.
He was arrested on suspicion of intentionally encouraging or assisting offences contrary to Section 44 of the Serious Crime Act 2007,” it said in a statement.

“He was detained under PACE and taken to a south London police station.”

MQM founder Altar Hussain well known in Pakistan particularly in Karachi “Altaf Bhai” was taken into custody in money laundering case as well few years back.

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