the Taliban, who are also leaders of al-Akhtar Trust and al-Rashid Trust
The abductors linked to a mixed crew of Pakistani militant groups, including Masood Azhar's right-hand man Sheikh Ahmed Omar Saeed, held Daniel Pearl in a two-room hut in the compound of a commercial nursery in Gulshan-e-Maymar area of Karachi owned by the Al-Rashid Trust
, where he was finally slaughtered.
The Al-Rashid Trust
has been labelled as a terrorist organisation and had its assets frozen by the United States after the September 11 attacks.
It further said that 63 outfits including Jamat-ud-Dawa, Alakhter Trust and Al-Rashid Trust
were banned while fifty-three organizations including USA based Save the Children Bahawalnagar have been declared controversial.
Denying ties with Osama bin Laden and terrorism, Mohammed Abdullah, a spokesman of the Al-Rashid Trust
in Karachi, said: 'The freeze order doesn't effect us because we don't have any assets in America.
These include Rehmat Trust, Al-Rashid trust
, Ansaria and Sepah-e-Sahaba.