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In the Media: EFSAS comments on the release of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh


Reports over the last two days indicate that the Sindh High Court on 2 April, 18 long years after his appeal was initially filed, converted the death sentence of the mastermind of Pearl’s killing, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, to a seven-year imprisonment. Since Sheikh has been in prison for the past 18 years, his seven-year sentence will be deemed as served and he can be released. The court has also acquitted three other co-accused in the case.




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