Quetta (September 25, 2016): A district and sessions court on Monday approved interim bail of Gazeen Marri, who was detained upon arrival at airport after ending 18-years self-imposed exile.
The court approved the bail against two surety bonds worth one million rupees.
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Marri, son of the late nationalist leader of Balochistan Khair Baksh Marri, was taken into custody by the Law Enforcement Agencies in relation to murder case.
Marri is one of the accused in Justice Nawaz Marri’s murder case and a case relating to facilitating banned militant organisation Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA).Justice Nawaz Marri, a Balochistan High Court judge, was shot dead in a targeted attack in Quetta on January 7, 2000.
On his return to Quetta on Friday morning from UAE, he was taken into custody.The local court while granted him interim bail adjourned further hearing till October 5, 2017.
The court directed Marri to appear before it in next date of hearing.
Nawab Khair Baksh Marri passed away in June 2014 in Karachi after a protracted illness. He had six sons, including Balach Marri, Jangaiz Marri, Hyrbyiar Marri, Gazain Marri, Hamza Marri and Mehran Marri.Hyrbyiar and Mehran Marri live abroad in exile and are wanted by the state for operating banned nationalist outfits in Balochistan.
Jangez Marri presently heads the Marri tribe. He is also the Minister for Irrigation and Energy in Balochistan and has been elected from PB-23, Kohlu. Jangez Marri is affiliated with PML-N.