Around 70 policemen of Metropolitan police and Scotland Yard participated in the operation along with armed personnel early in the morning at 5 AM.
Police searched into the residence of the Quaid-e-Tehrek Altaf Hussain.His audio and video statement has also been recorded in the police station. Altaf Hussain was being investigated by the Metropolitan police in money laundering case since long and finally he has been taken into custody.
MQM has denied Altaf Hussain ‘s arrest and said he was being questioned and it could not be called arrest.The spokesman said until police announce his arrest,nobody have the right to say that Altaf Hussain has arrested.
Meanwhile,Pakistani authorities have avoid commenting on arrest of Altaf Hussain.