Four more bullet riddled bodies, including that of a former activist of the Baloch Students Organisation Azad (BSO-Azad), were found from desolate places in Kech, Khuzdar and Gwadar on Wednesday.
Balochistan Levies officials found the body of Hanif Baloch from Chakli area of Tehsil Pasni, situated on the Coastal Highway. According to sources, the victim, a former president of BSO-Azad, was shot in the head and chest while his body bore deep wounds of torture in custody. Baloch was kidnapped from Quetta two days ago. His family has accused government functionaries of killing him during illegal detention.
Meanwhile, two bullet-riddled bodies were recovered from Juzak in Kech District. The bodies were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital Turbat where they were identified as Azam Mehrab, resident of Tump, and Raheem, resident of Mand. Officials say they have no information regarding the abduction of the deceased.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 7th, 2011.