Pakistani Party Chief Arrested in London - Update

June 3, 2014 6:26 PM

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KARACHI, Pakistan--London police arrested powerful Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain on Tuesday for suspected money laundering, a move that sparked panic in his hometown of Karachi and pushed the sprawling metropolis into violent unrest.

Mr. Hussain, a naturalized U.K. citizen and former Chicago cabdriver, has long lived in self-imposed exile in London and had been the subject of a lengthy British police investigation.

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