Federal Investigation Agency Pakistan (FIA) is all set to send a team to London during the first week of May in order to collect evidence against Altaf Hussain founder of (MQM) party. FIAs counter-terrorism wing is seeking evidence against Altaf Hussain in alleged cases of money laundering, illegal transfers and misuse of party’s charity funds.
According to the sources, the FIA team is headed by Director Dr. Mazhar-ul-Haq Kakakhail. The money laundering case against Altaf Hussain was registered in September 2017 at the FIA state bank circle on the basis of the complaint by Sarfaraz Anwar a businessman close to MQM leader.
In the FIR, a section of Anti-terrorism act 1997 was also included, and the places of crime mentioned in the FIR were Karachi and London.
According to the sources, Mr. Sarfaraz allegedly told the authorities that party leaders in Pakistan used to send money to Altaf Hussain in London illegally using the bank account of Khidmat-e-Khalq foundation (KKF). The names of five MQM leaders in Pakistan were also included in the FIR.
Besides the evidence for cases, FIA team will also collect the evidence for the murder of Senior MQM leader Dr. Imran Farooq in London in September 2010. MQM founder Altaf Hussain and six other leaders are also facing charges of conspiring Dr. Imran Farooq’s murder in London.