Pakistani couple arrested in London over money laundering charges

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The National Crime Agency (NCA) of Britain has arrested a Pakistani ‘politically exposed person’ and his wife over alleged money laundering. The couple was released after interrogation.

Sources said International Corruption Unit of the NCA arrested the Pakistani couple from the Surrey county.

The couple was apprehended for not showing legitimate source of income of £8 million assets.

The Pakistani person, aged over 40 years and his wife aged more than 30 years, were released after interrogation. Further investigation was also underway.

Sources said Pakistani’s National Accountability Bureau and Federal Investigation Agency helped NCA in the investigation.