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Pakistan MQM leader Altaf Hussain arrested in London

Police in London have arrested the leader of Pakistan's powerful MQM party, Altaf Hussain, on suspicion of money-laundering.

Police have not named the man but did confirm they' had arrested a 60-year-old man at a north-west London address.

The arrest has sparked panic in MQM's powerbase of Karachi as Shahzeb Jillani reports.

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