Daniel Pearl’s killers keep their fingers crossed

ISLAMABAD: Twelve years after the gruesome murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, his four convicted killers, who were found guilty of kidnapping and beheading him in Karachi in January 2002, are keeping their fingers crossed to get their sentences reversed when the Sindh High Court finally decides their appeals against convictions. The 38-year-old reporter of …

Daniel Pearl’s murder: 12 years on, appellate court moves only an inch ahead

KARACHI: As the 12th death anniversary of American journalist Daniel Pearl draws near, the anti-terrorism appellate court moved only an inch ahead with the four convicts’ appeals against death and life imprisonment and confirmation of the sentences by the high court. Ahmed Omer Saeed Sheikh, a British national of Pakistani decent, was awarded death sentence …

Rangers arrest LeJ leader involved in Daniel Pearl murder

Pearl case

KARACHI: Rangers arrested the former president of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s (LeJ) Sindh chapter during a raid in Karachi on Sunday, reported Express News. Qari Abdul Hayee, alias Asadullah, was allegedly involved in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl. He was arrested in 2003 from Multan over his suspected involvement in planning and carrying out the kidnapping …