Police arrested Nawabzada Gazeen Marri, wanted in the murder case of Justice Nawaz Marri, upon his arrival at Quetta airport on Friday, DawnNews reported.

Gazeen Marri, the son of late Baloch politician Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, ended his self-imposed exile and returned to Pakistan after 18 years of self-exile spent mostly in Dubai.

Meanwhile, the counsel of Gazeen Marri, Arbab Tahir Advocate, informed the media persons that there was no justification for Marri’s arrest. “We have already secures protective bail from the court,” he maintained.

A large number of Marri tribesmen and elders tried to reach the airport to receive Gazeen Marri, however, police stopped them at the main airport chowk prior to their entry.