Islamabad: Around 450 Pakistanis has been deported from Bahrain after allegedly being kept hostage for 19 months, a report said on Thursday.
The television report says the young deportees were promised a job in the Bahrain’s army with starting salary of Rs100,000.
The army, however, took the young men hostage and tortured them, Express Tribune quoted one of the deportees as saying. The men were not given food and access to toilets for five days and were not allowed to phone their family and friends back home.
Around 100 more Pakistanis are expected to be deported tomorrow.