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LONDON: Charges likely to be framed against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder and other party leaders in money laundering case hearing in London on Wednesday.

The MQM founder and other party leaders Muhammad Anwar, Tariq Mir and Sarfraz Merchant are likely to be indicted under money laundering charges in a hearing at the Hammersmith Magistrates Court today.

In case of the indictment the MQM leaders would have to submit their answer to the chargesheet in Crown Prosecution Court on October 25.

Dr Farooq Sattar, a Member of the National Assembly, announced detachment with the founder in a press conference that was held a couple of days after the speech.

He was supported by a number of senior members of MQM including Leader of the Opposition in Sindh Assembly, Khawaja Izharul Hassan.

In the days that followed, Dr Sattar, under whose name the party is registered in Pakistan assumed charge as the chief of MQM Pakistan however, a faction that supported Hussain including Nadeem Nusrat are now referred to as MQM London.

Altaf Hussain had been running MQM allegedly until August through proxy votes given to the coordination committee of the organisation.

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