ISLAMABAD: An activist of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) has approached the Supreme Court on Tuesday 8 April 2014 regarding the recovery of her missing brother.
Farzana Majeed through her counsel Rifaqat Hussain Shah challenged the Balochistan High Court’s October 22, 2013 order, wherein her brother Zakir Majeed has been declared absconder after he was released on bail on November 17, 2008.
BALOCHISTAN: A complete shutter-down strike was observed in parts of Balochistan on Tuesday in response to a strike called by the Baloch National Front (BNF) protesting the military operation in Kalat district.
A BNF spokesperson said that security forces had launched the operation against locals after suffering a defeat ‘at the hands of the BLA in Kalat and Naushki districts’. Business and trade activities in Kech, Gwadar, Kharan, Kalat, Panjgur, Awaran, Khuzdar and Naushki districts came to a standstill as all shops, markets and restaurants remained closed for the day.