Civil rights activist and lawyer Mohammad Jibran Nasir was picked up by armed individuals on Thursday, from Karachi, his wife, actress Mansha Pasha, has confirmed.

Pasha has revealed that she and her husband were coming back from dinner when a white Vigo almost crashed into their car. Fifteen men armed with guns came out and took Nasir with them.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has taken notice of abduction.



A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against the abduction of Lawyer and activist Jibran Nasir.

The FIR states that the lawyer has been picked up by unidentified people.

The case has been registered at the Clifton Police Station under two sections of the Pakistan Penal Code — 365 and 34. The FIR has been registered on the complaint of Jibran’s wife Mansha Pasha.

Social media users are calling for Nasir’s immediate release.

Who is Jibran Nasir?

Jibran Nasir is a lawyer by profession, a human rights activist and an independent politician.

Jibran Nasir participated in 2013 and 2018 general elections as an independent candidate from NA-247 and PS-111 constituencies of Karachi.

Jibran is known for his strong stance against hate speech and the lawyer has always been vocal about human rights violations.

Jibran has also worked with different non-profit organizations including, Elaj Trust, advocacy, Never Forget Pakistan.

After the Army Public School attack in 2014, Jibran took a stand against Taliban apologists. He was among the four people who held a candlelight vigil in front of Lal Masjid against then-chief cleric Abdul Aziz for refusing to condemn the attack.

Jibran has been at the forefront in different cases of human right violations such as the Khadija Siddiqui stabbing case. He has been part of the counsel for the father of slain aspiring model Naqeebullah Mehsud and against Shahrukh Jatoi.

He was the creator of the famous #ImagineKashmir campaign.

In 2021, Jibran tied the knot with actress Mansha Pasha.