KARACHI The Sindh High Court on Tuesday directed the Federal Interior Secretary to submit an affidavit regarding missing Baloch nationalist leader Abdul Ghaffar Lango in next hearing to be held on March 10. The division bench comprising Chief Justice Sarmad Jalal Usmany and Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh issued the direction after hearing comments of the respondents. The representatives of Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Garden Police showed up in the court and told that they were ignorant about the whereabouts of missing Baloch leader and denied his abduction. Niaz Ahmed Lango, brother of the missing Baloch leader has filed the petition, through Advocate Akhtar Hussain, seeking the whereabouts of his brother. He submitting that his brother, associated with the Balochistan National Party (Mengal), had been picked up by the intelligence agencies. He submitted that he went missing on December 11, 2009 while returning home from the hospital located in Garden area, where his wife was admitted. He maintained that the Baloch nationalist leader was picked up by some plainclothesmen, believed to be from intelligence agencies, from the jurisdiction of the Garden Police. Earlier, the petitioner's counsel argued that when the family members of Lango approached the local police station denied his arrest and later they started searching him in different police stations in the City but to no avail. Meanwhile his family contacted the Garden Police again to lodge a complaint against his but the Police refused to entertain, letting them nowhere but to approach the SHC to locate him. The petitioner made the Federal Interior Ministry, the Sindh Home Ministry, the Director Generals of ISI and IB, the Sindh Inspector General of Police, the Garden Police SHO and others as respondents. He pleaded the court to issue directions to locate his brother's whereabouts and production in the court of law if there was any criminal case against him. Meanwhile, the bench ordered reinstatement of a missing cop and release of his salaries from the missing date. The court issued the direction after hearing arguments from both the sides. The court directed to release the missing police constable Abrar Malik through District and Sessions Court Umerkot, from the month of October 2004 to February 2010. Mother of the constable, Munni Beguam submitted in the court that her son, Abrar Malik went missing on October 2004 from the Shadi Pali Police Station Umerkot, while he was taken to the Bagram airbase in Afghanistan and from there to the US prison at Guantanamo Bay, returned to Pakistan on his release but again disappeared on his return home. The petitioner added that since his missing his salaries were not being released by the Police Department despite the fact that his son had gone missing but was terminated by the department officials. The plaintiff pleaded to order his production and issue his salaries since his missing date.