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Dr Shakil Afridi has been shifted from the Adiala Jail over the security concerns, sources have revealed. As per the report he has been shifted to Sahiwal jail from Adiala jail of Rawalpindi. He was arrested over charges of helping CIA to track down Al Qaeeda Chief Osama Bin Laden. Afridi, who was jailed for 33 years in May 2012 after he was convicted of ties to militants, was shifted to Sahiwal jail in strict security. Earlier, The CIA failed to conduct an operation to stage a prison break for Pakistani physician Shakeel Afridi who had helped the US authorities track down founder of al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden. Soon after the death of Osama bin Laden in May 2011, Then-CIA Director Leon Panetta and then-US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had confirmed the doctor’s role in eliminating the terrorist, after which Afridi was arrested by Pakistani authorities. (Radiopakistan)

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