Pakistan disappointed in $33 million aid tied down to Dr Shakil Afridi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Monday criticised the US over legislation linking $33 million in aid with the release of a doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden, saying it was “disappointed” by the move.

Shakeel Afridi is awaiting retrial on a treason conviction under the country´s tribal justice system for alleged ties to militants.Angry . . . → Read More: Pakistan disappointed in $33 million aid tied down to Dr Shakil Afridi

Pakistan asked to pardon Shakeel Afridi

A Pakistani surgeon recruited by the CIA to help find Osama bin Laden has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for treason, sparking a warning from US senators over American aid.

Shakeel Afridi, who was sacked as a government doctor two months ago, was found guilty on Wednesday under the tribal justice system of . . . → Read More: Pakistan asked to pardon Shakeel Afridi