The court has announced reserved verdict after eight-year of the tragic incident that claimed lives of more than 260 people in Karachi Baldia Town factory.
KARACHI: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-Sept 22nd, 2020) An Anti-Terrorism Court on Tuesday sentenced to death two accused, awarded life-imprisonment to four and acquitted four others in Baldia Town factory case.
“Rehman Bhola and Zubair Charya are being awarded death sentence while Raoof Siddique and three others are acquitted in this case,” the court held.
The court also acquitted four people including Raoof Siddiqui, Abdul Stattar, Adeeb Khanum and Umar Hassan.
At least 400 eye-witnesses recorded their statements during long the trial of 8-year at Anti-Terrorism Court in Karachi. According to Geo tv, the owner of the factory recorded his statement through a video link from UAE and said that he was demanded extortion by the MQM.