Missing Baloch social activist Abdul Wahid Baloch returns home


KARACHI: Baloch social worker Abdul Wahid returned to his home in Karachi’s Lyari area on Monday 5 Dec, 2016 after being taken into custody by Pakistani intelligence agency in 26 July this year.

Four month after he went missing, political activist Wahid Baloch returned to his home in Karachi on Monday afternoon. “My father has come back today at 2pm,” Hani Baloch, Wahid’s daughter told the media

After his enforced disappearance, the family along with Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, held several protests and submitted a petition in the Sindh High Court. After a court order FIR was registered against “covert law-enforcement agencies” on Sept 28 with the help of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in Gadap Police Station.

Abdul Wahid is a book lover and was a telephone operator at Karachi’s Civil Hospital. He helped Baloch authors publish their works and activists print posters.

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