LONDON: Metropolitan Police have made the first arrest in the Dr Imran Farooq murder case. A British citizen of Pakistani origin was arrested Monday morning at the Heathrow Airport when he returned from Canada.

Officials from Metropolitan Police confirmed to Private News channel that the 52 year old suspect has been charged with conspiracy to murder Dr Imran Farooq. Metropolitan Police also confirmed that further arrests would be made in the case.

Last week, the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Unit conducted a 55 hour search at two North West London residential addresses with one of them belonging to MQM chief, Altaf Hussain.

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.

The UK police are 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.

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