He was sitting in the barbershop in Sukkur city when assailants on two bikes and a car drove by and opened fire.
Omar was arrested in February 2002 while Pearl was still missing, and boasted to a Karachi court that the journalist was already dead.
Besmullah Adel Aimaq, editor-in-chief of Voice of Ghor radio, was killed en route to Firoz Koh city, the capital of Ghor province.
Assam scribe's death: Protesting journalists seek fair probe into suspected murder in 'hit-and-run' case
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had on Thursday ordered a probe by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police.
Police have lodged an FIR against Sub-Inspector Sunita Chaurasia, constable Amar Singh and one other person after his family said they suspected her to be behind the incident.
With investigations pointing towards their possible involvement, the SIT is trying to gather clinching evidence against them, sources in the SIT told TNIE.
The suspect has been identified as Zubair Qadri and was seen in the video stealing the pistol of the PSO who was shot dead along with Bukhari.
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said he was deeply shocked, and Bukhari's death was a huge loss.
The 650-page charge sheet filed before the First Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate details the role of Naveen Kumar alone as an accomplice in the murder, which had triggered a nationwide outrag
The BJP-IPFT government referred journalists Shantanu Bhowmik and Sudip Datta Bhowmik's murder cases to CBI for investigation.
In a chilling CCTV footage that surfaced on Monday morning, an investigative journalist was mowed down by a truck in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind.
Supreme Court gives clean chit to Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tej Pratap in journalist Rajdeo Ranjan's murder
Rajdeo Ranjan, the Siwan bureau chief of Hindi daily, Hindustan - was shot dead in May last year, allegedly at the instance of accused Mohammed Shahabuddin for exposing his activities in Siwan jail.
Journalist Ravi Belagere (60) became a household name with his unique and engaging style of writing.
This comes a day after Commandant of 2nd Tripura State Rifles Tapan Debbarma was arrested on Tuesday night in connection with Journalist Sudip's alleged murder case.
President of Tripura Journalists Union, Syed Sajjad Ali, speaking about the incident said, no one exactly knows what happened.