The house where the woman are believed to be
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Bin Laden family charged and sentenced in Pakistan

Osama Bin Laden's three widows and two eldest daughters have been charged and sentenced for living in Pakistan illegally, their lawyer has confirmed.

They have received a jail term of 45 days in prison and fined 10,000 rupees ($114; £71) each.

The women have already served a month of their sentence and are expected to be deported in two weeks.

The widows - thought to be two Saudi Arabians and a Yemeni - are believed to be in a house in the capital, Islamabad, which has been designated as a "sub-jail", with all of their children.

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from Islamabad.

  • 02 Apr 2012
  • From the section Asia