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Five more cases of enforced disappearances emerge from Balochistan

Five more cases of enforced disappearances emerge from Balochistan

| @indiablooms | 10 Jun 2020, 06:08 pm

Quetta: Five more cases of enforced disappearances have been reported from Balochistan as atrocities continued in this Pakistani region.

The cases have emerged from Kech and Panjgur district of Balochistan in just two days. 

According to the details received by The Balochistan Post, four persons have been allegedly detained by the security forces in Kech, Balochistan. 

In Panjgur, the zonal leader of the Baloch Student Organization Pajjar (BSO-Pajjar), Alam Baloch, was abducted two days ago. In total, 5 new cases of enforced disappearances have surfaced in Balochistan in the past two days,  reported the newspaper.

Sources told the newspaper, the security forces raided a house in Kech, detained four youths, including two brothers, and moved them to unknown locations. 

These persons are Ahsaab s/o Khalil, Zaman Jan s/o Sipah Khan, Majid s/o Sipah Khan and Abul Hassan s/o Rehmatullah, reported The Balochistan Post.

Locals reportedly visited security forces and urged them to ensure release of the people.

In Panjgur, the zonal leader and the press secretary of the BSO-Pajjar, Alam Baloch, was allegedly abducted by the security forces two days ago and remains unheard since, reports The Balochistan Post.

In a statement, the representative of BSO-Pajjar confirmed the news of Baloch’s abduction.

He said that Alam Baloch was a student of Balochi literature at the Balochistan University.

The spokesperson further said that the enforced disappearance has gained momentum during the COVID-19 lockdown which is a “tragedy.”

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