In this Feb. 26, 2012 picture, a police commando stands guard as authorities use heavy machinery to demolish Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)
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A jailed Pakistani doctor believed to have helped the CIA hunt down al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will be neither released nor handed to the United States, Pakistan's law minister has told legislators, media reported on Wednesday.Dr. Shakil Afridi, hailed as a hero by U.S. officials, was arrested after U.S. forces killed bin Laden in May 2011 in a secret raid in a northern Pakistani town that plunged relations between the uneasy strategic partners to a new low.Pakistan has accused the doctor of running a fake vaccination campaign in which he collected DNA samples to help the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) confirm bin Laden's identity.Last May, Pakistan's foreign ministry angrily criticized U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for saying he could get Pakistan to free Afridi "within two minutes".
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