April 22, 2016
KARACHI - An accused wanted in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl (pictured) was arrested Friday in the Golimar area of Karachi, Pakistan Today reported.
Rizvia Society Police said, in a joint action with intelligence agencies, police nabbed Abdul Rehman alias Sindhi. Police recovered a pistol from his possession and shifted him to an undisclosed location for interrogation, the paper said. Police claimed Abdul Rehman is affiliated to al-Qaeda and is a close aide of Saud Memon, accused and facilitator in Daniel Pearl murder.
Pearl, the South Asia bureau chief at the Wall Street Journal, was abducted and killed in Karachi on January 23, 2002.
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