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February 11, 2015

KP minister wants Baldia fire case referred to military court

National

 
February 11, 2015

PESHAWAR: Announcing to stage protest against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) today, Provincial Minister Ziaullah Afridi and Adviser to Chief Minister on Environment Ishtiaq Urmar on Tuesday asked the federal government to refer the Baldia Town arson case to a military court.
Speaking at a press conference here, Ziaullah Afridi and Ishtiaq Urmar said that the MQM was a terrorist organisation and killed innocent labourers for not paying ransom by the owner of the factory.
They said businessmen were shifting abroad due to lawlessness, target killing, kidnapping for ransom and hooliganism of the supporters of the MQM.The KP government representatives said the party had taken the economic hub of the country and its residents hostage.
They demanded the government to disband the militant wing of the MQM and launch a decisive operation against terrorists, kidnappers and target killers in the port city of Karachi.
“Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf would not rest unless the perpetrators of BaldiaTown arson case were brought to justice,” said Afridi. The minister and adviser threatened to launch a protest campaign against the federal governed if it failed to take action on the report of the joint investigation team.
They said the provincial ministers, members of provincial assembly (MPAs) and leaders and workers of the PTI would stage a protest against the MQM outside the Peshawar Press Club today.