Pakistan court orders release of mastermind behind Daniel Pearl murder

A court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered the release of a British-born militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and beheaded in the southern city of Karachi in 2002. The decision by Sindh High Court comes months after it sparked outrage for overturning the murder conviction and death sentence of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, and acquitted three other men connected to the case. The four were held under the emergency orders of the local government, while an ongoing appeal against the acquittals was heard in the Supreme Court, but defence lawyers argued agains…

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