And when the songs were made by the ISPR and their thinktank invoked the emotional nerve of the people, we were shocked to hear that the Baldia Town Factory incident was not an accident but was a crime conducted by the political party, MQM; to whom the owner couldn’t pay the ransom money. The media did try to cover the report but it didn’t get as much air time as the previous incident of the APS! And this kills me from the inside that why one fraction of a society is treated with so much royalty while other rots in the dark corners of a dungeon.
The Military, Intelligence Agencies and the government made sudden arrangements for the formation of the military courts in the wake of the Peshawar attack and the culprits awaiting capital punishment were soon sent to the gallows but… BUT the only people who were given punshments were those who were involved in the attack against the former dictator, Musharraf or the likes! This again would lead to a lot of debate as to why the others did not get as much attention? Why was there a need to create a divide between those who tried to kill Musharraf and those who, for a long time, have done targetted killings of the civillians of Pakistan? Why did it take two years for just the report to come out in the open that people were burnt inside the factory by the armed wing of the political party. Now Dawn Newspaper reports that the suspect has gone missing! Why is it that the law enforcing agencies have tried to bring such peace to Karachi?!
The incident of Baldiya Town is not something that we can ignore so lightly but why is it that they have said that they will write a report again? Have they made a deal with the culprits or the poltical party? But THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION WOULD BE: WHY DID NOT THEY SENT THIS CASE TO A MILITARY COURT?? When APS got them all charged up and they wanted a full throttle impact on Waziristan, why did not those 300 innocent lives, lost to the inhumane terrorist act of the armed wing of MQM, enraged those who wear uniforms? WHY Oh! WHY? Weren’t those people Pakistani???
I am at loss to describe how I feel for those who die everyday because they are present there where the incident would take place. They are killed for no reason that is comprehensible to the humannlogic. And the class divide makes it worse, where one man, responsible for the deaths of many can be a political leader and is not bound by the law whereas people like Dr. Afia are being sent to torture cells for dollars!