The Baldia factory tragedy was not an accident but an organized terrorism. The Baldia factory was not set on fire but it was a planned tragedy.
According to the details, a statement recorded by the factory owners to JIT on the Baldia factory tragedy case came to light.
The JIT report said that MQM leaders Hamad Siddiqui and Rehman Bhola set fire to the factory for not paying Rs 200 million.
The report also said that the JIT withdrew the case and recommended a new case but the police deliberately spoiled the investigation and sided with the accused instead of the victims.
The report further said that the JIT had imposed sanctions against Rehman Bhola, Hamad Siddiqui, Zubair, four unidentified accomplices while Umar Hassan Qazi, Dr Abdul Sattar, Ali Hassan Qadri and a woman Iqbal Adib Khanum under Pakistan and terrorism provisions.
It may be recalled that earlier Rehman’s confessional statement has also come to light in which he had said that Hamad Siddiqui, the head of Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Karachi organizing committee, had told him to set fire to the factory as he was not paying Rs 250 million. , After which Rehman Bhola gave the chemical locker to Zubair. Rehman escaped after the incident and was arrested in Bangkok with the help of Interpol.
It should be noted that the accused Muhammad Zubair alias Charia belonging to Muttahida Qaumi Movement was arrested from Saudi Arabia in 2016. Earlier, his lawyer had also filed a bail application that Zubair had no role in the incident but the court had rejected the request.