LAHORE: Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chief Mustafa Kamal says that Bhola has nothing to do with PSP.
Talking to media in Lahore, Kamal categorically denies the report that Bhola had been member of PSP.
However, Samina Khatoon, the wife of Baldia factory fire suspect Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, said that his husband was sector in-charge of MQM at the time of Baldia factory fire, however he had joined Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) later.
Kamal said that the accused had never been part of PSP. He said that he was arrested from a foreign country. He added that when the incident of Baldia Factory fire happened, Bhola was MQM’s sector in-charge.
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 worker of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and an employee of Karachi Municipal Corporation’s health department.
Thai Interpol tracked this suspect following an arrest warrant sought by the Pakistani authorities. He will be repatriated to Pakistan where he is booked in the case.
Rehman is suspected of being part of a criminal gang that was extorting the owners of a Karachi garment factory. The gang burned down the factory when the owners refused to pay extortion.