QUETTA - While strongly condemning the incidents of kidnapping for ransom, Balochistan Traders Association has warned that if stern action was not taken against kidnappers they would resort to massive protests. Addressing a Press conference here on Thursday, President Balochistan Traders Association Abdul Rahim Kakar, flanked by Hazrat Ali Achakzai and Faiz Muhammad said that several traders had been abducted during last three years while government and authorities concerned had miserably failed to arrest the accused persons. 'Traders and people of Balochistan have been left at the mercy of kidnappers and dacoits, he said, and added a trader Nazar Jan Achakzai was abducted from Mastung- Quetta highway and after lapse of many days police could not trace him. Rahim Kakar said that owing to rise in incidents of kidnapping for ransom, the traders community and people of the province were perturbed and government had failed to ensure safety and protection of people. He warned that if incidents of kidnapping for ransom were not stopped and kidnapped trader Nazar Jan Achakzai was not recovered, the traders of Balochistan would start a massive protest movement. Responding to a question, Rahim Kakar said that if their demands were not accepted they would not hesitate to observe shutter down and wheel jam strikes after consultation with transporters. On a query, he informed that about 30 traders were abducted from different towns of Balochistan during last five months.