Four ‘missing’ PIA employees released after six days


Four missing members of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) employees were released early Monday by unidentified individuals in various parts of the city, local media reported.

JAC leader and People’s Unity (PU) President Hidayatullah Khan, PU Vice President Zameer Chandio, Saifullah and Mansoor Dhalwan went missing on 2nd February 2015.

During a protest against the proposed privatisation of PIA, JAC Chairman Capt. Sohail Baloch on Sunday warned the government that PIA employees would take out a rally from the PIA head office at the Old Terminal to the Jinnah Terminal to press their demand for the recovery of their four missing colleagues.

“The march was put off as our colleagues have returned but PIA employees will continue to protest outside all major airports until acceptance of their demands,” JAC Spokesman Nasrullah Khan told a local media.

According to local media, the four employees were released by unidentified men.