Asian Human Rights Watch report, BBC Urdu, Apr 20, 2010
Pakistan: Another two Baloch political workers are arrested.
According to the Asian Human Rights Commission, two
more Baloch nationalist workers were arrested in Balochistan
Asian Human Rights Commission reports that
Mehboob Wadhela Baloch was abducted while on his way from Karachi
to Gwader in a public transport vehicle on April 2, 2010.
Baloch National Front activist Mir Bohair
Bangulzai of Askari Park, Quetta, is also missing after his
Both families of the missing persons told AHRC that they
tried to file a FIR (First Information Report) at Maripur
Police station and Quetta Police stations, but both
stations refused to lodge their FIRs.
A video recording of an eye witness who was present at the
time of Mehboob Wadela Baloch's arrest was also included in
a report that aired on Vsh TV News channel.
The brother of Mehboob Wadhela, Faisal Baloch, told the commission
that his brother was in Karachi for kidney treatment. After
the check-up, he was returning to Gwader, Balochistan, when
he was arrested by a security agency. He has been missing since.
Mehboob Wadhela's brother complained that the Maripur Police
station refused to lodge a FIR and instead only entered
the complaint into their daily log.
The mother of Mehboob Wadhela Baloch has appealed to the
Chief Justice of Sindh, Pakistan's Prime Minister and
President for the release of her son.
Mir Baher Bangulzai was abducted on April 1, 2010, while
driving home. He was arrested by
uniformed law enforcement agents, but following the arrest,
they turned him over to intelligence agents who took him away
in a double-cabined vehicle.
According to the family of Mir Baher Bangulzai, the police have
also refused to register a FIR.
It should be remembered that the Government of Pakistan has established
a three-member commission to investigate missing persons, consisting
of 1 retired Supreme Court judge
and 2 judges from the High Court.