Saleem Shahzad , a founding member of the now-defunct MQM , had been living in London since 1992, reached Karachi from Dubai on Monday morning, ending an extended self-imposed exile. DSP Airport arrested him upon his arrival at airport . His passport has also been confiscated by immigration officials.
The Karachi Police Chief Mushtaq Mehar confirmed the arrest.
The politician said various circles in Karachi were sending him arrest threats but he was not afraid.
He said, adding that he is currently being treated for cancer, "I have not committed any crime, I am not afraid of getting arrested ."