Niamat Masih killed by drainage gas, CDA pushing Christian employees in gutters without safety equipments.


Islamabad: - July 27, 2005. J. Salik has demanded to register case against CDA officers on killing of Niamat Masih. The CDA have privatized sanitation and drainage system of capital city but neglected to ensure safety and health of their employees.

Mr. Salik is on protest from weeks and sitting on ashes at his residence. The news of Niamat Masih reached at his protest camp when many delegations were present to express solidarity with him. Under Privatization, in I-10/1, the sanitary workers have been provided neither Brooms nor hand driven carts. Even on repeatedly demanding, these items are not provided. Today morning the sanitary workers were forced to do their work without Brooms, they in protest left the work and reached the residence of J.Salik, who in support of their demands for better pays, parachute uniform, long duty hours has already been in protest in yellow parachute for the last 52 days. Contractor Mian Maqsood also reached J.Salik and provided for sanitary workers a bundle of 100 Brooms but the sanitary workers in protest have decided to leave the work and Inspector William, Supervisor Javed Abbasi and Shakeel Gill Clerk followed them. The sad news that one Niamat Masih (G-8/1) died of gutter gas pushed gathering on protest camp with anger. According to eyewitness Mr. Pervez Masih rushed to save his life but also fainted by gas and People of G-10 Markaz helped him out of the main hole. J.Salik however criticized the CDA officers for not providing sanitary workers with Safety Tools and demanded action against CDA responsible officers. Ch. Yaseen Malik, Secretary General Labour Union CDA on his behalf and on behalf of his companions expressed sorrow and grief on the death. Chairman and Secretary Pakistan Tehrik-e-Akhuwat were also present. All of them observed two minutes silence after prayer for the departed soul.

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