The New Paper

January 28, 2021

Pakistan court orders release of man accused of Daniel Pearl murder

Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the release of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, the man accused of kidnapping and murdering Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002. Sheikh was initially convicted of the crimes but was acquitted in a lower court last year.
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