Over a 100 Hindu families in Pakistan’s Balochistan state are making attempts to migrate to India after becoming the target of a campaign of kidnappings and extortion, according to a media report today.
According to sources, these families had been occupying in different areas of Balochistan and Sindh including Jackobabad, Khuzdar, Osta Muhammad for centuries. They had been victims of abduction and other crimes time and again.
Scared by these atrocities, more than 500 people have migrated to India leaving their mercantile activities and sources of income at the mercy of looters and plunders. They left by trains to India where they deem themselves more secure.
The affected families were of the view that nobody is fasten in Balochistan.
“Although, we belong to weak section of the company ; we would not like to leave our houses but circumstances have compelled us to do so for security and survival of our lives,” an affected Hindu said.