Pakistani doctor who helped CIA hunt down bin Laden has 33-year prison sentence overturned

The Pakistani doctor who was hailed a hero after helping the CIA hunt down Osama bin Laden has had a 33 year prison sentence for treason overturned.

Shakil Afridi was convicted in May 2012 on charges unrelated to the bin Laden incident of ‘conspiring against the state’ by giving money and providing medical treatment to Islamic militants in Pakistan’s Khyber tribal area.

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