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JIT to investigate money laundering charges against Pak’s MQM chief

A supporter of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) politic

Islamabad : A joint investigation team (JIT) has been formed to investigate money laundering charges against Pakistan’s Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain.

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Islamabad’s Director Mazharul Haq Kakakhel with comprising representatives of intelligence agencies will head the team and the team has been given 30 days to complete its work, reports Dawn.

According to reports, the team was formed in the light of disclosures made by former donor of MQM, Sarfaraz Merchant.

Merchant, a close friend of senior MQM leader Muhammad Anwar, had claimed that the MQM was receiving funds from Indian intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).

He had also said that Anwar used to travel to India on regular basis.(ANI)

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