Karachi: 3 watchmen of burnt factory on remand
KARACHI: Three watchmen of fire–wrecked garment factory in Baldia Town, Karachi were remanded to police custody by Judicial Magistrate West here on Thursday till September 25. SITE-B police station produced the three accused watchmen, Fazal Ahmed, Arshad Muhammad and Ali Muhammad, before the court of Judicial Magistrate. Investigation officer prayed to the court for the remand in order to interrogate further pertaining to the case.
IO stated in court according to initial investigation the watchmen locked the doors of the factory while salary was being disbursed among the ill-fated workers. Judicial Magistrate (West) Sohail Ahmed Mashoori remanded the accused to the police custody till September 25, 20012 and directed the IO to submit a case diaries on the next hearing.
A case (FIR No 343/2012) was registered against the factory owners and others under sections 302, 322, 435, 436, 337 and 34 of the Pakistan Penal Code at the SITE–B police station.