Another lawyer kidnapped in Balochistan

QUETTA: Unidentified armed men kidnapped another lawyer from the Surab area, which is around 240 kilometres from the provincial capital in central Balochistan on Wednesday.According to sources, the lawyer, identified as Farzand Ali, a resident of Usta Muhammad, Jaffarabad, was going to Karachi from Quetta in his car when unidentified armed men stopped his vehicle and pulled him out at gunpoint and kidnapped him.Separately, lawyers held a demonstration in front of the Quetta Press Club condemning the kidnapping of three lawyers. Addressing the rally, Aminullah Kakar, a member of the Balochistan Bar Association, alleged that unidentified people had raided the residence of Munir Ahmed Mirwani, a missing lawyer, in Mastung and kidnapped his brother.He condemned the kidnapping of Farzand Ali and demanded for his immediate release. Kakar said that lawyers would go on a hunger strike in the sessions court bar room from Thursday (today).He said that they had made a committee of nine members, which will hold a meeting with the government for the safe and early recovery of the three lawyers. Kakar said that the kidnapping of lawyers was a conspiracy against the independence of the judiciary and they would keep protesting until the kidnapped lawyers were released. – Dailytimes