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Baldia factory blaze: Rizwan Qureshi’s name to be placed on ECL

KARACHI: The law enforcement agencies have decided to recapture Rizwan Qureshi, who made startling revelations in Baldia factory blaze case, to expand scope of investigation of the incident in which more than 250 people were burnt alive, ARY News reported.

The authorities have also called for placing Qureshi’s name on the Exit Control List (ECL).


Rizwan Qureshi’s name to be placed on ECL

Qureshi was recently released on a bail, drawing concerns from some quarters.

Read more: Baldia factory set ablaze for non-payment of extortion: report

Qureshi had told Rangers that the factory blaze was an act of ‘foul play’, instead of an accident, after its owner refused to pay an extortion amount.

According to Joint Investigation Team report, it was an organized crime. A top leader of a political party had sought Rs 200 million from the Baldia factory owner. When the owners approached the political leader, he feigned ignorance.

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