LONDON: In connection with Dr Imran Farooq’s murder investigation, Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command Unit Thursday concluded a 55-hour search in two North West London “residential addresses” with one of them belonging to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief, Altaf Hussain.
The New Scotland Yard, which raided the houses yesterday, ransacked both the apartments during the painstaking search and confiscated many important documents.
According to sources, Altaf Hussain is the proprietor of one of the two houses, however the details of the ownership of the other apartment are yet unknown.
Dr Farooq, the former convener of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was stabbed to death outside his home on 16th September 2010 as he was returning home. Geo News has learnt exclusively that the raid started on Tuesday 19 June at around 6am at two important addresses in the area close to where Dr Farooq was killed in Edgware, London.
When approached by Geo News, a spokesman of the Metropolitan Police confirmed that officers from the MPS Counter Terrorism Command, “executed search warrants at two residential addresses in north-west London as part of the continuing investigation into the murder of Dr Imran Farooq on 16 September 2010.”
There has been many searches/raids/interrogations but no arrests have been made thus far. According to sources at least a dozen houses had been
The UK police is investing the murder of Dr Farooq case on several lines, including one strong line of investigation that Dr Farooq was in discussions with his colleagues and members of the public to start his own independent political career.
The raid in London at two important addresses was seen as highly important as Dr Farooq’s 3rd death anniversary approaches.
These searches were carried out under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE)