Pakistani court orders release of men previously convicted in Daniel Pearl murder

www.cnn.com
1 min read
fairly difficult
A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered the immediate release of four men accused of kidnapping and murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002, saying their detention was "illegal."
Islamabad (CNN)

The four men, who were found guilty in 2002, had their convictions overturned in April by the same High Court in the southeastern Sindh province. Among those accused of Pearl's murder is British national Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who had his death sentence reduced to seven year's detention. The men had been kept in jail under…
Sophia Saifi, CNN
Read full article