Karachi—Baloch social worker Abdul Wahid returned to his home in Karachi’s Lyari area on Monday after allegedly being taken into custody in July this year, family sources told Dawn.
Missing since July 26, social activist and writer Abdul Wahid Baloch was taken away by two men in plain clothes while travelling on a bus en route to Karachi with a friend.
Abdul Wahid Baloch and his friend Sabir Ali Sabir, and his two children, were returning from an event in Digri, a town in Mirpurkhas district of Sindh, on the afternoon of July 26 when two men in civilian clothes came towards the van as it stopped at the Superhighway toll plaza and asked Waheed and his friend to show his identity card.”
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.
Abdul Wahid was known for participating in events, protest rallies and hunger strikes held by Baloch activists and fishermen for the missing persons.