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Pakistan hired a ‘hitman’ to kill me, dissident blogger claims in UK court, World News

An outspoken exiled blogger has accused Pakistan of trying to kill him in the Netherlands, after an alleged hitman was convicted in a British court. Muhammad Gohir Khan, the 31-year-old British Pakistani who works in an east London supermarket, was found guilty on Friday of conspiring to kill Ahmad Waqass Goraya. The criminal court adjourned […]

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Did Pakistan hire a hitman to kill ‘outspoken’ blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya? He says yes

Exiled political blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya has accused Pakistan of being behind a plot to kill him. London: An exiled political blogger on Friday accused Pakistan of being behind a plot to kill him after a British court convicted a hitman. Supermarket worker Muhammed Gohir Khan, 31, was found guilty of plotting to kill Ahmad […]

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Briton found guilty of conspiracy to murder Pakistani blogger

LONDON: A Briton has been found guilty of plotting to kill a Pakistani political blogger in the Netherlands after he was hired as a hitman for £100,000. A jury trial has convicted supermarket worker Muhammed Gohir Khan, 31, of plotting to kill blogger and liberal activist Ahmad Waqass Goraya after he was recruited by intermediaries […]

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UK citizen found guilty of conspiring to kill exiled Pakistani blogger

Following a two-week trial at Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court, including a two-day jury deliberation, on January 28, Muhammad Gohir Khan, a British citizen of Pakistani origin, was convicted guilty of conspiracy to murder Ahmad Waqass Goraya, a Pakistani blogger living in exile in the Netherlands. Khan had pleaded “not guilty” to conspiracy to murder after his […]

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Pakistani blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya’s murder conspiracy trial closed, jury to deliberate on evidence

NNA | Update: January 28, 2022 2:45 a.m. STI London [UK], Jan 28 (ANI): The trial of 31-year-old British-Pakistani man Muhammad Gohir Khan, accused of plotting to kill Dutch-based blogger and activist Ahmad Waqass Goraya, ended on Wednesday in Kingston-upon. -Thames Crown Court when both parties have concluded their arguments.The jury will now deliberate on […]

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Pak’s silence on blogger murder plot raises questions about his human rights stance

NNA | Update: January 25, 2022 9:34 a.m. STI Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 25 (ANI): Pakistan’s deafening silence over revelations made in a British court in the case of British-Pakistani man Muhammad Gohir Khan, accused of conspiring to kill the Dutch-based blogger and activist. Bas, Ahmad Waqass Goraya, raised serious questions about the country’s position on […]

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Details of Pak bank transfers emerge in plot to murder Dutch blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya

Ahmad Waqass Goraya is a blogger and activist based in the Netherlands London: The British prosecution has presented new evidence of communication between the defendant and his Pak-based handler in the case involving a British-Pakistani man accused of conspiring to kill a Dutch-based blogger and activist. The trial entered its fourth day on Tuesday. Muhammad […]

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British ‘hitman’ visited blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya’s home and bought knife, jury told

LONDON: Muhammad Gohir Khan made several attempts to reach Rotterdam and even bought a paring knife during his visit to the Netherlands as he scouted the home and location of exiled blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya. Khan also repeatedly asked an intermediary in Pakistan – believed to be the person who allegedly hired the accused in […]

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London ‘hitman’ on trial for conspiracy to kill Pakistani blogger | India is blooming

London: A man has gone on trial in the UK after being accused of plotting to kill a Pakistani blogger living in the Netherlands, media reported on Friday. A court heard that Muhammad Gohir Khan, 31, had been hired as a “hitman” by figures believed to be based in Pakistan, reports the BBC. He was […]