Startling revelations ....
but gives substantial detail from Metropolitan Police Record, submitted to the FIA on request.
A six-member team of British investigators visited Pakistan to seek details of money laundering case, registered against Altaf and colleagues in London. The report reveals account holders names, account or codes for operating these, which reportedly is now also in possession of Pakistani authorities.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) remains undecided till date as to whether submit the case for prosecution against Altaf and others as police in England, are still investigating into some more evidence to consolidate their gains achieved so far.
British authorities, according to Owen, has asked for details from Pakistani counterparts of extortion cases against MQM, cash and weapons found from MQM nerve centre in Azizabad during early morning swoop of March last year.
Also the London Police has asked for details about the fire in Baldia Cloth factory which had claimed a heavy toll of life, and in which several MQM leaders have been named, including those defecting to the Pak Sazameen Party, founded under the leadership of former Mayor Mustafa Kamal.
Investigators in England where Altaf has been residing since 1991, and claimed British nationality under its Asylum act, where now the party’s international secretariat has been operating since long on High Street in Northern London.
Investigators want to know the modus operandi for money transfer from Pakistan, and whether the Pakistani government was aware of it.
The MQM has denied allegations of working for Indian secret service RAW or being their agents in Pakistan or elsewhere. The documents, nevertheless, shows that funds were transferred into a company called Euro Property Development Ltd; which amounted to 750,000 pounds sterling between October 2012 and May 2013.
The report claimed that Altaf Hussain and his close colleague Mohammad Anwar were the directors of the company,and Tariq Mir, another prominent member of the party in England, was the company’s secretary.