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Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) on Monday announced that its International Corruption Unit has arrested a Pakistani couple in connection with money laundering charges in the United Kingdom.

A statement issued by the UK agency said that the officers from the NCA’s International Corruption Unit have arrested a former Pakistani politically exposed man in his 40s, and his wife over alleged money laundering in the United Kingdom.

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“The investigation has been supported by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in Pakistan,” the statement said.

The couple, who were arrested in Surrey, control a UK property portfolio worth more than 8 million pounds (£8m) for which they appear to have no legitimate source of income.

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