Islamabad: The body of a Pakistani politician stabbed to death in London has been flown home for burial in the country`s largest city.
Imran Farooq was killed outside his home in London in September.
The 50-year-old politician had been living there in self-imposed exile since fleeing a crackdown on his party in 1992.
He was a prominent member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, which is allied with President Asif Ali Zardari`s government.
The movement`s leaders received Farooq`s body at the Karachi International Airport today.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik said tight security arrangements were in place to ensure peace in Karachi, where news of Farooq`s killing had triggered rioting.