ISLAMABAD- The British High Commissioner in Islamabad had informed the Pakistan government of possible arrest of MQM Chief Altaf Hussain three days ago.

According to sources, British High Commissioner Philip Barton called on Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Friday and informed him that Scotland Yard had reached its legal and logical conclusions, which could lead to possible arrest of Altaf Hussain in money laundering case. Sources say that the government was asked to take precautionary security measures in Karachi in the wake of Hussain’s arrest.