Human rights violations: Report on Balochistan submitted to Senate

The Senate Committee was headed by Awami National Party (ANP) leader Afrasiab Khattak.


Express August 24, 2011

QUETTA:

A report regarding kidnapping incidents in Balochistan in 2011 was submitted to the Senate Functional Committee for Human Rights on Wednesday.


The Senate Committee was headed by Awami National Party (ANP) leader Afrasiab Khattak.


The report revealed that 156 people were kidnapped from different areas of the province in 2011 out of which 86 were recovered.


41 people were kidnapped for ransom out of which 33 were recovered.


Moreover,  433 women were killed in different parts of the country in the name of honour,out of which 227 belonged to Punjab while 142 belonged to Sindh.

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