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Bin Laden Wives Get 45 Days For Illegal Entry

April 02 2012


A court in Islamabad has sentenced three widows and two grown daughters of the late Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden to 45 days in prison for illegally entering and residing in Pakistan, reports Pakistan's Dawn.

The five adults, along with several children, were detained in Abbottabad, where the Al-Qaida chief was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs in May 2011.

The 45-day sentence began on March 3, when the family members were formally arrested, said their lawyer, meaning the sentence...

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