London court holds hearing of MQM money laudering case


LONDON: A local court is holding a hearing into a money laundering case involving Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussai and two other suspects.


According to reports, the court has summoned Altaf Hussain, Sarfaraz Merchant and Tariq Mir during the hearing.

Of three suspects only Sarfaraz Merchant appeared before the magistrate while Altaf Hussain and Tariq Mir have sought time for appearance.

The MQM supremo and others are facing charges of money laundering in London where the Metropolitan Police had extended the police bail of Mr Altaf Hussain as well as senior MQM members Mr Tariq Mir and Mr Mohammed Anwar until October 2015.