Probe uncovers problems in Pearl case

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A Pakistani official, who spoke to The Times on the condition of anonymity since the case is still in the courts, said Pakistani authorities will share the report’s findings with the court and other agencies in Pakistan.

“We did complete our investigations and Omar Sheikh was convicted. There are a number of pending appeals,” the Pakistani official said. “This report may provide some supportive evidence.”

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Ashish Kumar Sen

Ashish Kumar Sen

Ashish Kumar Sen is a reporter covering foreign policy and international developments for The Washington Times.

Prior to joining The Times, Mr. Sen worked for publications in Asia and the Middle East. His work has appeared in a number of publications and online news sites including the British Broadcasting Corp., Asia Times Online and Outlook magazine.

 

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