Pak forces arrest and detain four Baloch in POB

(Representative Photo)
(Representative Photo)

Pakistani forces have detained four people and shifted them to a concealed location in Pakistan-occupied Balochistan (POB). According to details, Pakistani forces cordoned off the house of a man named Mohammad Hashim in Sui on the night of 6t February. They searched the house and took him into custody with them.

Hashim’s family has confirmed the incident of his enforced disappearance and said that Pakistani personnel came in six vehicles and took him away. According to his family, Hashim was a former Pakistan Army officer.

On the other hand, Pakistani forces arrested a man named Naeem from Gokdan of Ketch district and shifted him to an unknown location. He has been missing since then. Noshki and Panjgur are the two most affected areas of the recent enforced disappearances. Mustafa Sarpara’s brother Sadiq, is the son of Aziz Sarpara, who had already gone missing from Noshki few days ago after being taken into custody.

Further, a student named Hafeez Bajoi from Khuzdar was also reported as ‘disappeared’ by the forces while on the same day seven more persons were detained by the Pakistani forces from different areas and shifted to an unknown location. A youth from Kohlu area of Balochistan has gone missing after being detained by the Pakistani forces from Karachi. The missing youth has been identified as Chargal, son of Nihal Shahija Muree.

According to sources, a youth was arrested by the forces on 9 February around 9 AM (local time) from Gulshan-e-Memar area of Karachi. This is the second incident in this week. Earlier, Meraj a resident of Panjgur district of Balochistan, was also taken into custody by the forces from Raees Goth area of Karachi and had gone missing.

During recent days, more than thirty people have gone missing from different parts of Balochistan and four have been killed so far.

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