6 people go ‘enforcedly missing’ in last seven years in GB: report
6 people go ‘enforced missing’ in last seven years in GB: report.
Web Desk: According to report released by Enforced Missing Persons Commission (2010 to 2017) , almost 4000 cases for people went ‘enforced missing’ were registered in the commission till January 31, 2016, reported 24 News.
While talking to the channel, reporter Gohar Mehsood told that 3804 cases of ‘enforced missings’ were registered. “The commission has stated in the report that cases of these individuals are being followed on emergency grounds,” Mehsood added.
The cases of identified people have been formally registered in the courts under Human Rights Commission Pakistan on priority bases.
The reporter further told that information of 1927 people have been received by the commission. “Meanwhile cases of 349 people have been dismissed after being found that they were unenforced missings,” he mentioned.
Gohar Mehsood also told the channel 1448 cases are from Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KP), 1017 from Sindh, 772 from Punjab, and 280 from Balochistan. “Furthermore 128 cases from Islamabad, 113 from FATA, 6 from Gilgit-Baltistan and 40 cases from Azad Kashmir have been registered in last seven years,” he stated.
The issue of missing persons is highly debated in Pakistan. The matter came into limelight again after five blogger and activists including Salman haider, Waqas Goraya and Aasim Saeed went missing in early January.
The bloggers did come back to their families but the cases have not been followed by either police or families.