Court jails 5 bin Laden relatives for illegally living in Pakistan
Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan
April 2nd, 2012
06:11 AM ET

Court jails 5 bin Laden relatives for illegally living in Pakistan

From Shaan Khan

A Pakistani judge on Monday sentenced Osama bin Laden's three widows and two other family members to a month and a half in prison for illegally living in Pakistan, the widows' lawyer said.

The judge ordered that after their prison term, the five relatives of bin Laden be deported back to their countries of citizenship, said Amir Khalil, the lawyer.

The three widows - identified by U.S. and Pakistani officials as Amal Ahmed Abdul Fateh, Khairiah Sabar and Siham Sabar - have been in Pakistani custody since U.S. Navy SEALs raided bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad and killed the al Qaeda leader in May 2011.

The lawyer did not say how the other two were related to bin Laden.

Pakistani authorities started legal proceedings against the widows, alleging forgery and illegal entrance into Pakistan. They will serve their 45 day sentence in the Islamabad residence where the trial took place, the Khalil said.

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Filed under: Al Qaeda • Osama bin Laden • Pakistan
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  1. ruemorgue

    deport them to h3ll where they belong.

    April 2, 2012 at 8:52 pm | Reply

    wao great, terro group, u get wat u want

    April 2, 2012 at 6:31 pm | Reply
  3. david

    Research israels aparteid policies.

    Investigate AIPAC contributions to politicians.

    Israel is the leading cause of anti-semtism.

    April 2, 2012 at 3:56 pm | Reply
    • Gideon


      The world turns a blind eye to this aparteid pig sty of the levant.

      April 2, 2012 at 4:54 pm | Reply
  4. david

    Stop supporting Israeli aggression.

    Research israels crimes against humanity.

    April 2, 2012 at 3:48 pm | Reply
  5. Catamount

    Jail! That's crazy. Sneak into America. We'll give you free medical, education, food stamps, right to vote... I hear there's a Title 8 housing vacancy by Obama's welfare illegal alien aunt Zeituni Onyango in south Boston (or was it by his drunk driving illegal alien uncle Onyango Obama on welfare in Framington? Ahh, there's so many, it's difficult to keep track).

    April 2, 2012 at 11:01 am | Reply
  6. michaelfury

    April 2, 2012 at 7:51 am | Reply
  7. michaelfury

    April 2, 2012 at 7:50 am | Reply

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