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Thursday, April 02, 2020

Pakistan has overturned the death sentence of the man convicted of killing US journalist Daniel Pearl, defence lawyers have told reporters. British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, imprisoned since 2002, has had his sentence reduced to seven years for kidnapping, said lawyer Khawaja Naveed. Three other men given life sentences over the killing have been acquitted by the Sindh High Court and released.

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Three other men given life sentences over the killing have been acquitted by the Sindh High Court and released.

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With luck the flies will get them.

#1 | Posted by REDIAL at 2020-04-02 07:31 PM | Reply

Was this the one where most people figured the killer was a Londoner, based on his cuffs and wristwatch?

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-04-02 07:34 PM | Reply

Kinda like navy seal Gallagher.

#3 | Posted by fresno500 at 2020-04-02 08:31 PM | Reply

This is disgusting. I guess it's to be expected coming from Pakistan. I don't know how anyone who beheads a person in front of a camera could have their sentence reduced to "kid napping." This is some sick ----.

#4 | Posted by JeffJ at 2020-04-04 11:07 AM | Reply

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