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Baldia factory fire case: ATC indicts Rauf Siddiqui, other suspects

KARACHI: In an important development pertaining to the Baldia factory fire case, an Anti-Terrorism Court on Wednesday indicted MQM-Pakistan’s Rauf Siddiqui and other suspects.  According to details, the Anti-Terrorism Court indicted Rauf Siddiqui, Rehman Bhola, Zubair Chariya and other suspects on charges of setting fire to the factory with chemicals. All suspects in the case…

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Baldia factory fire: Hammad Siddiqui to be brought back to Pakistan today

KARACHI: Hammad Siddiqui, the central suspect in the Baldia factory fire case, has been handed over to FIA by authorities in UAE, as per reports. According to details, Hammad Siddiqui is in custody of FIA officials and will reportedly be brought back to Pakistan today. Hammad Siddiqui was wanted by Pakistan in the Baldia factory…

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Mustafa Kamal finally reacts to rumours of PSP-MQM merger

KARACHI: PSP chief Syed Mustafa Kamal finally reacted on Wednesday to rumours of his party’s merger with MQM-Pakistan. According to details, Kamal was questioned by reporters and journalists after he arrived at Pakistan House to attend a party meeting. On being asked whether reports were true that MQM and PSP were joining together, the former…

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Sindh minister confirms arrest of Hammad Siddiqui

KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Shah has confirmed the arrest of former Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Hammad Siddiqui, who is a key accused in 2012 Baldia factory fire in which more than 250 labourers were killed in Karachi. There are reports that Siddiqui has been taken into custody in the UAE for his alleged…

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Baldia factory fire: Five years on, perpetrators still at large

KARACHI: Five years on, the perpetrators of the Baldia factory fire in which more than 250 people were burned to death, are still at large.  September 11, 2012 was an ill-fated day for more than 250 workers of Ali Enterprises’ factory where a fire erupted and 260 people burned to their death subsequently. Initially attempts…

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Watch: Mustafa Kamal defending MQM’s Hammad Siddiqui

In Samaa talk-show ‘Awaaz’, Pak Sarzameen Party chief Syed Mustafa Kamal is defending Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Hammad Siddiqui, who is booked in 2012 Baldia factory fire case. He claims that Hammad Siddiqui had ordered the arson. A key suspect in the factory fire, Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, has recently confessed that he acted on the…

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Baldia factory fire suspect remanded in police custody

KARACHI: Police on Wednesday produced in a local anti-terrorism court (ATC) Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, the key suspect of 2012 Karachi Baldia factory fire who was arrested in Bangkok earlier this month. According to our correspondent, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials and police investigators produced the accused in the ATC. During the hearing, police…

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Who is Bhola – the Baldia factory fire suspect?

Watch this report on Baldia factory fire suspect Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, who was arrested from Bangkok.

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Wife claims Baldia factory fire suspect is innocent

KARACHI: Samina Khatoon, the wife of Baldia factory fire suspect Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, claims that he is innocent and being involved in the case. The key suspect of 2012 Karachi Baldia factory fire was arrested in Bangkok by Interpol from a hotel in the red light district Nana area. Sources said Bhola is former…

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Abdul Rehman alias Bhola is PSP member: Report

KARACHI: Sources have revealed that Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, the key suspect of 2012 Karachi Baldia factory fire arrested in Bangkok, is a member of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). Samaa has obtained a membership farm of Abdul Rehman showing his association with the Karachi-based party led by former Karachi mayor Syed Mustafa Kamal. The form…

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Key suspect in Baldia factory fire arrested in Thailand

BANGKOK: A Pakistani man suspected of starting a devastating factory fire in Karachi four years ago that killed 255 people has been arrested in Bangkok, Thai police said Saturday. Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, 46, was detained at a hotel in the red light district Nana area of the capital on Friday evening, said Thailand’s Interpol…

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Qaimkhani denies hand in Baldia factory fire

Former leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Anees Qaimkhani, who returned to Pakistan along with ex-Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal on Thursday after three years of self-exile, says he is not named in a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report on Baldia factory fire. Watch his views…

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JIT report blows the lid off Baldia factory fire mystery

  A joint investigation team of detectives has made startling revelations about the  inferno that devoured hundreds of people at the factory located in Baldia Town area in Karachi in 2012. Watch this report.

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