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Sunday, August 2, 2009

Pakistan: Arrest in Daniel Pearl Murder Case

Suspect Arrested in Connection to Daniel Pearl Murder -
Police officials said Saturday they had arrested a member of an outlawed al-Qaida-linked group that was suspected of involvement in the 2002 beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.

Rao Shakir, a purported member of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, an offshoot of Sipah-e-Sahaba, was arrested on the outskirts of Islamabad late Friday, a police official said.
[Danny Pearl]

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information.

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