Baloch missing persons: The mystery ends for two more families

Published: April 29, 2011
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Authorities recover two bullet-riddled bodies in Jaki area.

Authorities recover two bullet-riddled bodies in Jaki area.

QUETTA: 

The bodies of two more Baloch missing persons were recovered on Thursday morning from the Coastal Highway in Jaki area, about 60 kilometres from Ormara town.

One of the deceased was a human rights activist and a member of the Baloch Students Organisaton-Azad.

According to assistant commissioner Pasni Masood Rind, some passers-by spotted the bullet-riddled bodies in the Jaki area, a desolate location along the Coastal Highway and informed the local administration.

The bodies were taken to the Rural Health Centre in Ormara for autopsies, where they were identified as Siddiq Edio, an HRCP activist and journalist and the second one as Yusuf Nazar, an activist of the BSO-Azad.

“Both victims were shot in the head and chest. Their bodies bore multiple torture marks,” sources at the health centre said, adding that the victims were abducted four months ago from a passenger coach near the coastal township of Pasni.

Siddiq, along with his companion Yusuf Baloch, was returning from a court in Gwadar to Pasni when two vehicles, seemingly the sort used by secret agencies, intercepted them on the main Gwadar Road to Pasni and whisked them away.

Cases for the disappearance of both victims were registered at the Pasni police station while family members accused security agencies of illegally detaining and then killing their relatives.

The families of both slain men had been observing a hunger strike for the past several months in front of the Pasni Press Club. A case has been registered against the FC and the case is in the Judicial Commission.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 29th, 2011.

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Reader Comments (9)

  • Nasrat Baloch
    Apr 29, 2011 - 11:56AM

    Nothing new i think and the” party” goes on till nature’s interruption.Recommend

  • WTF
    Apr 29, 2011 - 12:55PM

    Who is conducting all this systematic targeting?Recommend

  • Chilli
    Apr 29, 2011 - 3:15PM

    Not all cases can be linked to Agencies..there is a dirty game being played by all players. We should keep our eyes open as Liberation Armies/ Rebels usually use these tactics to misguide locals.Recommend

  • amarjamali
    Apr 29, 2011 - 3:43PM

    rehman malik in his statement on television said that baloch millitnts are involved in these sort of activitiesRecommend

  • Nasrat Baloch
    Apr 29, 2011 - 6:46PM

    @amarjamali: Bravo u seems to be a real patriot!!!!!!!! Recommend

  • Nasrat Baloch
    Apr 29, 2011 - 6:49PM

    It is very simple; ask the victims family that who is responsible?Recommend

  • Apr 30, 2011 - 12:55PM

    pakistani security persons with militians uniform abducted those guys from under custody of police in local bus. Recommend

  • moetesum
    Apr 30, 2011 - 4:33PM

    Its a shame for we as humans foremost and muslims to even indulge in such activity. Its a shame on our part as citizens to even think of it, let alone indukge in such act of stupidity in name of national security. What non-sense when drones can kill, people can get killed broad day light by Foreign Diplomats and contractors where the hell is national security then. The day we have military looking after the borders and Govt getting its act straight only thne this country can move forward. Recommend

  • Malik
    May 5, 2011 - 4:55PM

    Bravo ISI and FC …. but you can’t win it by killing them. actualy you already have lost itRecommend

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