Jailed Pakistani doctor who helped get bin Laden allowed to see wife and children
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The jailed doctor who helped the U.S. pinpoint Usama bin Laden's Pakistan hideout, finally got to see his wife and children on Wednesday in the Peshawar prison where he has been held for more than two years, FoxNews.com has learned.
Shakil Khan Afridi had not seen his family since being whisked away by Pakistan security services three weeks after the Navy Seal Team raid in May 2011 that killed bin Laden. Even his meeting privileges with his lawyers and brother were revoked after he spoke exclusively with FoxNews.com last year in an interview in which he detailed conditions of his imprisonment and pledged his affection for America.
Afridi is serving a 33-year jail sentence after being convicted of colluding with terrorists, though it generally is accepted he is being punished for aiding the CIA. As part of the effort to positively identify the terror mastermind, Afridi set up a Hepatitis B vaccination program to collect DNA samples to try and verify bin Laden and his family were
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