The Russian climber died on Gasherbrum IV in circumstances that have not yet been clarified by his loyal teammate and fellow Piolet d’Or winner Sergey Nilov
His Saturday arrest followed a court convicting him earlier that day in an asset concealment case
Khan was not in the home, having traveled to Islamabad to appear before a judge to face charges he sold state gifts while in office and hid his assets
Pakistani Sen. Mushtaq Ahmed Khan tweeted Friday that the two brothers had reached Islamabad airport. “There was no trial, no court proceedings, no charges against them”, he wrote on Twitter.
Under Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws, anyone found guilty of insulting Islam or its figures can be sentenced to death