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  • Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the release of the previously convicted killer of Daniel Pearl Ah US journalist who was kidnapped and beheaded by Al Qaeda and Pakistani Islamist militants in 2000 to the Tuesday decision is expected to draw fire from the United States.

  • The court recommended that British born militant Ahmad Omar Saeed Sheikh, the main suspect, and Pearl's murder be transferred to a government safe house as a stepping stone towards his full release.

  • Pearl was kidnapped in Karachi while on assignment for the Wall Street Journal in the months after the 9 11 attacks on the United States.

  • He was beheaded nine days later as the militants filmed his execution.

  • Tuesday's ruling comes after the Pakistani government and Pearl's parents challenged an earlier decision last Thursday to clear Shake and three accomplices of all charges except abduction.

  • Jake played a key role in luring the journalists into a trap, while Al Qaeda's number three leader Khalid Sheikh Mohammed confessed to killing Pearl.

  • He's being held at the US detention center in Guantanamo Bay awaiting trial on multiple counts and could face the death penalty.

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the release of the previously convicted killer of Daniel Pearl Ah US journalist who was kidnapped and beheaded by Al Qaeda and Pakistani Islamist militants in 2000 to the Tuesday decision is expected to draw fire from the United States.

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Daniel Pearl's alleged killer may soon walk free

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/05
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