Ali Zaidi files contempt plea for not making JIT reports public
May 29, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) – Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi on Friday filed contempt of court plea against the provincial chief secretary in the Sindh High Court (SHC) for not making Joint Investigation Team (JIT) reports public. It is noteworthy that the SHC ordered to make public all three report of the JIT. Despite the court order, the Sindh chief secretary did not make public the three important JIT reports. In the petition, Ali Zaidi stated that the court had directed the authorities to make public JIT reports on Lyari gang war kingpin Uzair Baloch, Baldia factory fire tragedy and former Fishermen’s Cooperative Society chairman Nisar Morai in January this year. But the chief secretary Sindh has not made the said reports public, so far. Therefore, a contempt of court proceeding should be initiated against the Sindh chief secretary. The minister also stated that important revelations were made by the suspects arrested in Baldia factory case, the report should be made public so that people can know the reality. In a letter to the chief secretary Sindh, the federal minister referring the SHC directives for the government to make public reports of joint investigation teams that investigated criminal charges against Uzair Baloch, former chairman of Fishermen Cooperative Society Dr Nisar Morai and Baldia factory fire incident.