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Doctor who helped CIA find bin Laden gets prison term

Man was convicted Wednesday of treason and sentenced to 33 years in prison

Chattanooga Times Free Press 

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate down Osama bin Laden's location under the cover of through a fake vaccination drive campaign in the city of Abbottabad was convicted Wednesday of treason and sentenced to 33 years in prison, a senior official in Pakistan said.

A tribal court here in north — western Pakistan found the doctor, Shakil Afridi, guilty of acting against the state, said Mutahir Zeb Khan, the administrator for the Khyber tribal region. Along with the prison term, the court imposed a fine of $3,500. Afridi, who may appeal the verdict, was then sent to Central Prison in Peshawar.

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