Missing persons' lawyer Col (r) Rahim abducted by unidentified men in Rawalpindi: son.


RAWALPINDI -- Advocate Colonel (retired) Inamur Rahim, who has fought court cases on behalf of the families of several missing persons, was on Monday abducted from his home in Rawalpindi by unidentified men.

Colonel (r) Rahim, according to his son Husnain Inam, was picked up form his home in the Askari 14 housing scheme in the garrison city.

Husnain said that around eight to 10 persons picked up his father from their house late on Monday. "They gained entry into our house by claiming to be my friend at the door; at that, my mother opened the door," he said.

"These people were armed, they forcibly entered the bedroom of my parents, and woke up my father before taking him along with them," Husnain said.

According to the son, his father was whisked away in a car with black mirrors, while another vehicle with black mirrors followed behind. "The incident occurred around midnight late on Monday," he added.

In its monthly progress report for May 2019, the state's Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances (CIED) had reported that 6,051 cases had been registered before the CIED since March 2011.

Out of these, 3,793...

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