Pakistan has sought to justify the major issue of missing persons and admitted the Pakistani citizens are indeed involved in terror activities. The spokesman for the Pakistan Army – Major General Asif Ghafoor stated that the responsibility of all missing persons does not lie with the country as many such individuals are either associated with militant groups or have been killed fighting against Pakistan.
“Our hearts go with the families of missing persons being Pakistanis. However, we must realise that not every person missing is attributable to the state,” the DG ISPR said in his meeting with Amina Janjua, chairperson Defence of Human Rights on Friday.
Gafoor said individuals under the custody of Pakistan Government were being treated according to the law whereas many had joined militant organisations such as the TTP in Afghanistan and other conflict zones. Read More