Former federal minister Babar Khan Ghauri was arrested from the Jinnah International Airport in the port city on Monday, after he returned to Pakistan.
The police arrested Ghauri after it was alerted about his return to the country.
The police said they arrested the former federal minister as corruption and terrorism cases have been registered against him. The former minister was taken into custody as soon as he landed at the Karachi Airport at 10pm.
According to police sources, cases have been registered against Ghauri in the Karachi’s Districts Central and West. He has been detained at a police station in Malir district for now and will be presented in court today.
The investigation departments of different districts of Karachi have been directed to bring the details of the cases against him.
Sources privy to the matter said that Ghauri was residing in Dubai for the past month and had bought tickets to return to Pakistan a week ago, however, his visit was abruptly postponed.