After Saulat, Uzair Baloch’s sensational revelations come to light

Published: March 19, 2015
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Uziar Baloch.

After former MQM worker Saulat Mirza’s shocking revelations in a video broadcast just hours before his execution, reports surfaced on Thursday that Lyari gangster Uzair Baloch had spilled the beans about his criminal association with the Pakistan Peoples arty (PPP).

Express News anchorperson Gharida Farooqi, while hosting her ‘G for Gharida‘ programme on Thursday, revealed that the notorious Lyari gangster had told UAE authorities that he had committed murders allegedly on the orders of PPP leadership, including its co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari, among others.

Baloch, currently detained in UAE, claimed that he was in direct contact with the PPP leadership and that he had carried out target killings in the city on the orders of PPP leaders. Some of these orders, he claimed, came from the PPP co-chairman, former Sindh home minister Zulfiqar Mirza, incumbent Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon and even PPP leader Owais Muzaffar.

Farooqi further claimed that PPP is trying its utmost to prevent Baloch from being extradited to Pakistan.

https://twitter.com/GFarooqi/status/578601665403617280

Refuting the Baloch’s claim, Memon said that the PPP never ordered him to carry out any criminal activity. Instead, the information minister pointed out that it was under the last PPP government that the biggest operation against criminal elements was carried out in gang-infested Lyari.

“We have always said that action should be taken against criminals irrespective of their political affiliation,” said Memon.

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  • Waseem Ch.
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:09PM

    As an ordinary Pakistani who sincerely loves Pakistan and its people I am hoping against all hope that with the latest developments, we as a nation can finally get rid of the likes of terrorist MQM and incompetent & corrupt PPP.

    Pakistan would be so much better off then the terminal cancers of Zardari, Altaf and their cronies.

    Keeping my fingers crossed.Recommend

  • lancersboy
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:16PM

    This is the sham democracy,which in Pakistan has assumed the soft face of pluralistic culture,but inside the thick coat of sheep we find wolves and hyenas preying on the blood of the innocent Pakistanis. The criminalization of Pakistani polity indicates that lawlessness has touched new bounds,where the so called elected representatives are the biggest thugs.Time for riddance of these vultures and wolves.Recommend

  • raider
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:20PM

    Now all will get together likely to feign and portray that democracy is in danger, next turn is of a political party within confinements of Punjab, keep it up raheel SharifRecommend

  • raider
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:29PM

    democracy is being exposed, get ready model town next turn is your Recommend

  • Barred Reader
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:30PM

    Better days for Pakistan seem not too far.Recommend

  • I s
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:33PM

    No room for criminals like zardari and altaf in naya Pakistan; Recommend

  • Zain
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:42PM

    You can follow Lyari News, local newspapers and Habib Jan Baloch to see who Uzair Baloch supports now: PTI. Hosted Iftari for PTI leaders, sent people to PTI jalsa and attacked PPP camps.Recommend

  • Shifty
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:46PM

    I hate to point this, and may be its only me, but I would doubt the credibility of a news paper when they can’t even proof read their own article for spelling mistakes.

    “Pakistan Peopes Party (PPP)” Even spell checker would have caught that. Recommend

  • Syed
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:46PM

    “Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”
    ― Sun Tzu

    Nuff said, Strike 1:Saulat Mirza, Strike 2: Uzair Baloch

    Well Played Pakistan Defense Establishment!Recommend

  • Syed
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:55PM

    The report is 100 % correct. That was the reason Zardari was so keen to join hands with MQM. They are all the same street gangsters running their gangs in the name of “Democracy”. They have made fool of our 10 % so called educated elite, which accuses “Dictator” and is dying for democracy by these illiterate vagabonds. What a tragedy? Recommend

  • Khalid
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:56PM

    Why was his statment not broadcast on TV and Saulat Mirza’s was?Recommend

  • Imran Qadri
    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:56PM

    Post a video or it didn’t happened :P

    There are no surprises there when Uzair Baloch says that PPP’s leadership was directly giving him targets to attack,when they saw that another mafia(MQM) had literally taken over and held hostage entire Karachi using such coercive,brutal and violent acts then naturally they too adopted similar tactics to consolidate their control and influence in different parts of Karachi.Recommend

  • Dr. Khalid
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:06AM

    I salute to Gharidah for her bravery of uncovering the dirty politicians. They are the enemey of the whole nation! Paktistan’s security services and judiciary need to show some courage too!!!Recommend

  • Imran Qadri
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:10AM

    Just like MQM is now wishing and praying that Saulat Mirza should get hanged as soon as possible,similarly PPP and Zardari & Co are also praying that Uzair Baloch get hit by a truck or lightening strike him. Financial corruption is one thing but killing people and not just few people but hundred of innocent people is simply unforgivable. Recommend

  • raider
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:19AM

    @Zain:
    It seems that next you will self-concoct that saulat mirza is actually founding member of pti.Recommend

  • Anon
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:21AM

    @Syed: While I agree that you may be right in the motives behind these revelations, but do you doubt their truthfulness?Recommend

  • raider
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:28AM

    @Shifty:
    professor pardon ET once plz, being propelled by humansRecommend

  • Careless Whispers
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:34AM

    Tribune improve ur proof reading or at least use a spell check, its Pakistan Peoples Party, not PeopesRecommend

  • lancersboy
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:54AM

    @Shifty:
    If you are worried about spell check,when Pakistan is reeling under Patronized Terror,then you are missing the forest for a tree,and that is tragedy of our times.Recommend

  • lancersboy
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:59AM

    Democracy is becoming DEMONCRACY,you can’t deal with DEMONCRACY with speech and rhetoric,there is requirement of a big broom to sweep the trash heep,actually we require excavators and bulldozers to fill the DEMONCRACY PIT,so that the stink should not pollute the environment of the land of Jinnah and Edhi.Recommend

  • Mirza
    Mar 20, 2015 - 3:01AM

    My comments were totally ignored and it is not fair even if you do not agree. Here is another attempt:
    It is ironic that confessed murderers, criminals and worst terrorists have become the most reliable witnesses for the land of pure. Where are the people who keep talking about Ameen and Sadiq as primary virtue for even contesting elections let alone be witnesses? Making these witnesses as most reliable is like believing Mumtaz Qadri was an innocent victim and others ordered him to kill. Let us pursue all the others and believe him.
    Not too long ago the agencies and three sitting HC chief justices and larger bench of SC were going against a person on the basis of testimony by a shifty foreigner. The same game has started all over again. There cannot be any worse and unreliable witnesses than these convicted murderers who cannot offer any proof just verbal. Recommend

  • AT
    Mar 20, 2015 - 3:14AM

    If Govt feels that these statements are correct and stopped the execution then they should take some serious action and remove the Governor Ishrat ul Ebad immediately. Recommend

  • Syed Hassan
    Mar 20, 2015 - 3:16AM

    No wonder we may get a similar confession from “Gullu The But”, good going.Recommend

  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Mar 20, 2015 - 3:27AM

    Next revelations would beabout Mian Sahib and last but not least would be about Imran Khan but those would be only for adults.Recommend

  • Sanan Khan
    Mar 20, 2015 - 3:58AM

    why the whole village the singing one song, why its all of sudden, out of nowhere, why on earth?Recommend

  • nn
    Mar 20, 2015 - 4:11AM

    LOL who didnt know this? Props to Uzair Baloch for confessing.Recommend

  • pakOne
    Mar 20, 2015 - 5:36AM

    As a patriotic Pakistani and proud Pashtun, We being a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Muslim society, I hope that we become a federation of multiple strong states with center having responsibility for defense and currency only. Otherwise we will be overwhelmed and become a country known as Punjabistan.Recommend

  • raider
    Mar 20, 2015 - 7:34AM

    @Mirza:
    I could estimate why your comments are being censured again and again, get yourself trained likes, adnan sadiqui, ch.ALLAH dad, blithe, these are the shining stars of ET comment box and are deemed to be well trained nincompoops Recommend

  • Nadeem
    Mar 20, 2015 - 8:13AM

    People of Pakistan should be blame who select and give their precious vote to these cowards and make them respectful leaders of the nationRecommend

  • Fawad
    Mar 20, 2015 - 8:30AM

    Criminals should be prosecuted without discrimination. If criminals name any political leaders, those leaders should also be investigated as per the law and if proven guilty should be prosecuted like any other criminal.Recommend

  • Ashraf
    Mar 20, 2015 - 10:40AM

    South Punjab is as bad as Karachi but it is in Punjab. So no action will be taken. Only Sindh parties will be targeted. Recommend

  • Azam
    Mar 20, 2015 - 10:56AM

    When the “Berlin” Wall in the middle of the road opposite “Bilawal” house will be taken out.That will be the sign of improving security in Karachi.Recommend

  • Patrick J. Hurley
    Mar 20, 2015 - 11:57AM

    pls correct “Pakistan Peoples arty” in the 4th lineRecommend

  • No
    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:48PM

    so a verbal comment by a death row convict which seems to have given him a lifeline and another verbal comment by another known gangster are proof against top 2 political parties of Sindh.

    But sworn testimony of Kasab in Indian court, sworn testimony of David Heafley in US court , phone transcripts including voice call logs directing the 26/11 handed over to Pakistan government are not proofs. Recommend

  • Sumbul
    Mar 20, 2015 - 2:22PM

    Problem is we all know who is behind the bullshits happening around us but we never speak up. These controversial statements won’t do anything bad to MQM and PPPRecommend

  • MAS
    Mar 20, 2015 - 3:48PM

    This piece of information cannot be ignored guys like Uzair and Saulat are used by parties for their vested interest I am sure if he was in Pakistan by now he would have been killed under mysterious circumstance while in detention.

    Do not forget, fingers were pointed towards Asif Ali Zardari for the killing of the French Engineers in Karachi over the dispute on kickback for the submarines. As they say ” where there’s smoke, there’s fire “.Recommend

  • Karachiwala
    Mar 20, 2015 - 8:40PM

    NS govt is doing everything to move away from crisis. And they are playing there dirty game all over again.Recommend

  • Haider
    Mar 21, 2015 - 9:59AM

    @Shifty:
    all you can see is the spelling mistake, I guess u r right, if someone was to take away f from your log in name, it would not sound very nice, would it.Recommend

  • RIZWAN
    Mar 22, 2015 - 3:50AM

    there cannot be new pakistan unless and until all these high level party leaders and crept peoples would be totally wash out from politics but also from pakistan and should be hanged to death right than and there and to make PAKISTAN ARMY by appointing there officers to run this country in democratic way.
    RizwanRecommend

  • Purush
    Mar 29, 2015 - 7:35AM

    Pakistan is a democracy all right but for namesake. Fundamentally it remains a feudal set up with a mindset of dynasty rulers. No wonder there is scant respect for law. The behaviour of the politicians in power is akin to medieval warlord. Recommend

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