Baloch leader Mehran Marri to drag Swiss authorities to court for his detention

ANI | Updated: Nov 18, 2017 08:40 IST

Zurich [Switzerland], Nov 18 (ANI):Mehran Marri, a prominent leader of the Balochistan struggle, who was detained by the Swiss authorities at the Zurich airport has been released.

After being released on Friday, Mehran was asked by the Swiss authorities to leave the country.

His tweet reads, "Just wanted to let all of you know that last night I was released from detention at @Zrh_Airport and asked to leave Switzerland."

Mehran announced that he will take the Swiss authorities to court.

"I am safe with my wife and children in Stutgart, Germany and will take the Swiss authorities to court or deporting a European citizen from a European country at the behest of the world epicentre of jihadi terrorism i.e. Pakistan. I want to thank all of you who stood by me in my dark hour. Thanks Times of India, TMI and Republic TV for reporting my ordeal," he tweeted.

Mehran said, "A special thanks to my friend Altaf Hussain of the @OfficialMQM for his statement of support to me and the ongoing Balochistan struggle to end Pakistsn's 70-year occupation of our homeland. Bhai, we will never forget you as our fellow traveller."

"It's a sad day when the HQ of UN Human Rights is under sway of the HQ of Taliban and AlQaeda. But rest assured, we shall overcome and see a day when Pakistani occupation of Balochistan will end in the defeat of the Punjabi-China marauders and mass murderers," he added.

Youngest son of the late Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, Mehran Marri was travelling to Geneva to attend the Baloch unity moot called by his brother-in-law, Brahumdagh Bugti, president of the Baloch Republican Party (BRP). (ANI)