There are confirmed reports that Imran Baloch a student of Karachi University has forcibly been disappeared at the hands of security forces. Imran who hails from Shapuk, Turbat was traveling on a bus from Karachi to his hometown to spend off-term holidays was stopped en route by the security forces who forcibly dragged him off the bus and whisked him away on Wednesday 22nd of May, 2019.
Relatives of Imran have raised concerns about his safety given to the chequered history of state security forces who cruelly torture their victims to death. Those who manage to get released from captivity are never the same.
The Baloch political activists and human rights defenders have repeatedly requested the concerned human rights groups and states who enjoy leverage on Pakistan to use their offices and power to press Pakistan to refrain from the use of excessive force and other dehumanizing treatments against dissent in Pakistan.