Baloch woman detained, tortured and killed in Pakistani army custody

sangar publication

 - 05 Mar, 2020 at 12:24 pm

Sangar News

The woman was arrested two days ago along with others and shifted to an unknown location.

Two days ago, Pakistani forces had arrested and moved Zargul s/o  Rahim Bakhsh Baloch to an unknown location from Mashkay Mangoli Zemro area of ​​Balochistan.

According to local sources, the detained woman has been killed due to violence whose body has been handed over to her relatives, but forces have threatened that the entire family will be punished, if news of the woman’s murder comes out.

Government officials have not yet commented on the incident.

Human Rights Council of Balochistan’s Deputy Coordinator, Lateef Johar Baloch, expressed his views on Twitter, “Very Disturbing! According to locals, a Baloch woman, Zar Gul, died from the tortures of Pakistan army. She was abducted from Mashkay, Balochistan

2 days ago. The abduction &killings of civilians must be stopped. Pakistan must be accountable for the killing.

He further said, Eight other family members of Zar Gul were also murdered by Pakistani army in an air attack on her uncle’s house in Mashkay, Balochistan in 2012. I am a witness to that incident; we went there just after the attack. There was no help for the wounded. It was extremely painful. The abduction &killings of civilians must be stopped. Pakistan must be accountable for the killing.”

Moreover, two sisters Sameena Baloch and Zubaida Baloch doughter of Murad were detained by the force when they were traveling from their hometown of Tijaban to Turbat area of ​​district Kech. while, they were later released.

The matter of enforced disappearances in Balochistan has become a serious problem. The relatives of the missing persons are continuously protesting.