Altaf dismisses JIT report on Baldia factory fire

Hyderabad- Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain rejected the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report about the arson in Baldia Town factory, asserting the half of the country was lost owing to such reports as this.
Addressing foundation-stone laying ceremony of Altaf Hussain University at Bagh-e-Mustafa Ground overnight, he said that there are black sheep in the armed forces, ISI and the rangers.
Raising different questions over the JIT report, the MQM chief said, “Why was the JIT report not produced earlier? Why were the factory owners not called in when the ruling was made public? Who set free Rizwan Qureshi—the man named in JIT report?”
Moreover, Altaf Hussain demanded, “If any MQM worker is found involved in the Baldia Town factory arson, he should be executed.” It should be mentioned here that the JIT report, presented before two-member bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) on February 6, made some shocking revelations regarding Baldia factory arson. JIT was formed on June 22, 2013 to ascertain the causes of massive blaze in the garment factory that claimed lives of over 250 innocent people.

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