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Pakistan transfers man acquitted in US reporter's killing

Mar. 22, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani-British man who was on death row for 18 years before his acquittal in the 2002 beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl was transferred Monday to a government safe house for security reasons, police said. Ahmad Saeed Omar Sheikh...

Pakistan orders man acquitted in Pearl murder off death row

Feb. 02, 2021 07:11 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Pakistani-British man acquitted of the 2002 gruesome beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl off death row and moved to a so-called government “safe house." Ahmad Saeed Omar Sheikh, who has been...

Pakistani court orders man acquitted in beheading of US journalist Daniel Pearl taken off death row, moved to safe house

Feb. 02, 2021 03:11 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani court orders man acquitted in beheading of US journalist Daniel Pearl taken off death row, moved to safe house.

Lawyer for Daniel Pearl's family faces uphill legal fight

Jan. 15, 2021 05:42 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani lawyer for the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl faces an uphill battle to overturn the acquittal of a British-born man convicted in the 2002 murder. That's because the prosecutor in the original case tried all four men —...