Baldia Factory Fire: Contractor remanded in police custody

Published: September 30, 2012


The contractor who supplied workers to Ali Enterprises’ factory, which was engulfed by fire on September 11, has been remanded to police custody for two days.

The contractor, Mansoor Ahmed, had been nominated in cases of murder and attempted murder of the factory’s workers. The police presented him before Judicial Magistrate West Sohail Ahmed Mashoori, asking for Ahmed to be remanded to their custody for interrogation.

The judicial magistrate granted their request and remanded Ahmed to police custody for two days. The remand of the factory’s security guards, Fazal Khan, Arshad, Ali Mehmood, Hanif and Majid, was also extended.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 30th, 2012.

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