QUETTA: Two people, identified as Ghulam Rasul Saifi and Shamim Baloch, went missing from Gwadar on Wednesday. The relatives of both missing persons told reporters that Rasul and Shamim were on their way home from Fish Harbour on their motorbike when unidentified armed men intercepted and abducted them. The family members said they do not know who the kidnappers were. Gwadar police have registered a case and opened investigations. Meanwhile, students of the Khuzdar Engineering University and the Government Girls’ College boycotted classes on Wednesday to protest the kidnapping of a lecturer. Dr Hameed Mengal was abducted by unidentified people on Tuesday night. The students accused security forces of the kidnapping, saying that he was in illegal custody like other missing persons.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 21st, 2011.
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