11 episodes

The award-winning inside story. An investigation into the death of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Includes interviews with those accused of her murder.

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The award-winning inside story. An investigation into the death of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Includes interviews with those accused of her murder.

    Episode 10: Dead Ends

    Episode 10: Dead Ends

    “I laugh at it.” The accused speaks in the series finale. With Owen Bennett-Jones.

    • 39 min
    Episode 9: The Other Dead

    Episode 9: The Other Dead

    A trail of bodies leads deeper into the conspiracy. “Someone doesn’t want us to connect the dots.” With Owen Bennett-Jones.

    • 28 min
    Episode 8: The Assassin’s Journey

    Episode 8: The Assassin’s Journey

    The nasty, brutish and short life of Benazir’s killer - confidential police files reveal investigators weren’t interested. With Owen Bennett-Jones.

    • 28 min
    Episode 7: The Funeral

    Episode 7: The Funeral

    Benazir speaks from the grave to lay blame for her murder. Riots mar the burial as the struggle to control the investigation begins. And her handwritten will reveals an unexpected successor. With Owen Bennett-Jones.

    • 31 min
    Episode 6: The Murder

    Episode 6: The Murder

    A final warning and the final day. “I felt there was a fire. Then, there was a blast”. An emotional and forensic account of Benazir’s last hours. With Owen Bennett-Jones.

    • 21 min
    Episode 5: Near Misses

    Episode 5: Near Misses

    "Suicide bombers got through the security check. What should we do?" Plots, house arrest, appeals for help; time is running out for Benazir Bhutto.

    Including contributions from her close friend, Victoria Schofield and reporter Ron Suskind. With Owen Bennett-Jones.

    • 22 min

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