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2005-08-17 01:46:29

KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistani police have charged a militant over the 2002 kidnapping and murder of U.S. reporter Daniel Pearl, officials said on Wednesday. Mohammad Hashim Qadir was arrested last month in the central province of Punjab and he was later handed over to Karachi police for investigations. Intelligence officials have said Qadir, also known as Arif, had set up a meeting between the Wall Street Journal reporter and his kidnappers. Investigating police officer Gul Hameed...

2005-08-09 08:04:25

KARACHI (Reuters) - A Pakistani militant suspected of having a link to the 2002 kidnapping and murder of U.S. reporter Daniel Pearl was brought before a court on Tuesday and ordered detained in connection with a separate case, police said. A civil court in the city of Karachi allowed police to hold Mohammad Hashim Qadir for investigation for five days in connection with the killing of a man on June 5. Police said he would also be charged in connection with the Pearl case. "We have already...

2005-08-06 08:31:11

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An Islamist militant suspected of bringing murdered U.S. reporter Daniel Pearl to his kidnappers has confessed he was working for two key al Qaeda-linked operatives, police said on Saturday. Mohammad Hashim Qadir was arrested last month in Gujranwala in the central province of Punjab. Security sources believe he set up a meeting between Pearl and militants who later kidnapped and killed him. "He has confessed to his role in the Pearl case and to...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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