Shakeel Afridi

Will free jailed Pakistan doctor who tracked Osama bin Laden: Donald Trump

Will free jailed Pakistan doctor who tracked Osama bin Laden: Donald Trump

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump on Friday claimed if elected he would ensure the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA trace Osama bin Laden is freed from jail within "two minutes".

Apr 29, 2016, 21:31 PM IST

Court allows family to see Pak doctor jailed after Osama raid

A Pakistani high court on Wednesday ordered authorities to allow family visits for a doctor jailed after helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden.

Jun 04, 2015, 08:39 AM IST

Fresh legal turmoil for Osama bin Laden's doctor in Pakistan

A Pakistani doctor jailed after helping the CIA in the hunt for Osama bin Laden faces fresh legal turmoil after the tribunal hearing his appeal was dissolved, officials said on Thursday.

Mar 05, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

Pakistan court reduces sentence of doctor who helped find bin Laden

A Pakistani tribunal Saturday reduced by 10 years the sentence of a doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden, after he was jailed for ties to militants.

Mar 15, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Pak tribunal rejects appeal of doc who tracked bin Laden

The three-member FATA Tribunal, which includes Shah Waliullah, Akbar Khan and Pir Fida, has remanded the case to Commissioner, Frontier Crime Regulations.

Dec 18, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

Pakistan doctor who helped find bin Laden demands rights

A Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden has spoken out to demand better conditions in prison and complain of being falsely implicated in a treason case, his lawyer said on Sunday.

Dec 01, 2013, 23:21 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif says nobody can dictate to Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said nobody could dictate to the country.

Oct 29, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

Prosecution of Afridi sends wrong message: US

"We have seen the reports that Dr Afridi`s sentence was overturned. Our position on Dr Afridi has long been clear," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf

Aug 30, 2013, 14:28 PM IST

Pakistan overturns Shakeel Afridi’s 33-year-sentence

A 33-year-sentence for Dr Shakeel Afridi, who helped the US trace former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and became a hero for the world, has been overturned.

Aug 29, 2013, 18:41 PM IST

Army deployed at Peshawar Central Jail

In a bid to thwart a repeat of last week`s audacious prison break, Pakistan has deployed Army personnel at the Peshawar Central Jail, considered one of high priority since Dr Shakeel Afridi is jailed there.

Aug 06, 2013, 18:03 PM IST

US amendment to end Pak aid till Dr Afridi is released

A Republican Senator with presidential ambition moved an amendment on the Senate floor to cut off all foreign aid to Pak until Shakeel Afridi, a key informant in the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden, is released.

Mar 23, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

Satellite phone found with doctor who helped kill Osama

Pakistani officials have seized a satellite phone from the surgeon, allegedly recruited by the US to help find Osama bin Laden and currently at a jail.

Oct 14, 2012, 13:49 PM IST

Osama`s Dr Afridi barred from meeting family

Pakistani doctor Shakeel Afridi, who helped the US locate Osama Bin Laden, has been barred from meeting his relatives and lawyers following an interview with an American TV channel.

Sep 29, 2012, 14:45 PM IST

``Osama doc`` Afridi rejects investigation report

Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi had allegedly helped the CIA track down al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden to his Abbottabad compound in May 2011.

Aug 03, 2012, 16:15 PM IST

Charges against Afridi have little merit: Obama aide

Pakistan, however, argues that imprisonment of Afridi is not because of his assistance to the CIA.

Jul 01, 2012, 22:54 PM IST

Dr Afridi not safe in Peshawar jail: Pak minister

Pakistan`s Minister for Information Iftikhar Hussain urged the government to shift detained Dr Shakil Afridi to any other province.

Jun 30, 2012, 12:27 PM IST

`Stop US aid to Pakistan until Afridi is freed`

Shakil Afridi worked with the US to identify the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden`s family prior to the al Qaeda leader’s death.

Jun 09, 2012, 09:57 AM IST

Pak authorities step up security for Afridi

Pakistani authorities stepped up security in jail for Shakeel Afridi after an intelligence agency reported he faced a threat from other prisoners.

May 29, 2012, 23:19 PM IST