‘No offence committed’: Pakistan SC orders release of terrorist Ahmed Sheikh convicted of beheading journalist Daniel Pearl
The Pakistan SC had upheld the Sindh HC's decision to immediately release the killers of journalist Daniel Pearl
Pakistan: Terrorists convicted for the beheading of journalist Daniel Pearl released by Sindh High Court
Sheikh was one of the terrorists freed by India along with Masood Azhar in 1999 to secure the release of passengers of the hijacked Indian Airlines flight IC-814.
Pakistan: Supreme Court stays the release of terrorist Ahmed Sheikh, the murderer of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl. Read details
Earlier, the Sindh High Court had acquitted the terrorist of the charges of murder and kidnapping for ransom.
Pakistan SC refuses to suspend acquittal of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh who was involved in the gruesome beheading of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl
The Pakistan SC bench slammed the counsel for Sindh government for calling the accused, who beheaded Daniel Pearl, 'terrorists'