Pakistan makes arrest in Daniel Pearl slaying
March 19th, 2013
01:33 AM ET

Pakistan makes arrest in Daniel Pearl slaying

Pakistani officials have arrested a suspect in connection with the gruesome 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.

Qari Abdul Hayee is believed to be the one who facilitated Pearl's kidnapping, a senior Pakistani official said.

Pearl was kidnapped while researching a story in Karachi about Pakistani militants and the so-called "shoe bomber" Richard Reid. He was later beheaded, and a video of his killing was sent to U.S. officials.

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  1. banasy©

    Barbaric.

    March 19, 2013 at 9:27 am | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Well at least they made an arrest. Doesnt appear that they condoned it that way.

    March 19, 2013 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
  3. What

    WHAT?

    March 19, 2013 at 9:51 pm | Report abuse |