QUETTA: Police Friday arrested Nawabzada Gazeen Marri, wanted in the murder case of Justice Nawaz Marri, upon his arrival at the Quetta airport.Gazeen Marri, the son of late Baloch politician Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, returned to Pakistan from Dubai after 18 years of self-imposed exile. He is the second eldest son of late Nawab Khair Bux Marri, the head of influential Marri tribe, and brother of MPA Changez Marri.Counsel of Gazeen Marri, Arbab Tahir Advocate, told media that there was no justification for police to arrest Marri. “We have already secured protective bail from the court,” he maintained.A large number of Marri tribesmen and elders tried to reach the airport to receive Gazeen, however police stopped them from entering the airport.“Police has arrested Gazeen Marri in the murder case of Justice Nawaz Marri,” a senior police official said.Justice Nawaz Marri, the senior judge of Balochistan High Court, was killed in an attack on January 7, 2000, in the Zarghoon Road area of Quetta. Gazeen Marri, Hyrbayar Marri and others were nominated in the murder case.In a telephonic conversation with media on Thursday, Gazeen Marri had announced that he would arrive in the country on Friday. He said he would decide his future course of action after discussions with other stakeholders. “I am returning to my country after spending 18 years in exile on Sept 22,” he said, adding that nobody should be afraid of his return. Marri had said he was unaware of the developments in Switzerland where posters calling for an independent Balochistan were being publicly displayed. Published in Daily Times, September 23rd 2017.