26/04/2012 18:03 BST | Updated 26/04/2012 18:07 BST

Osama Bin Laden's Three Widows And 11 Children Deported From Pakistan To Saudi Arabia

Osama bin Laden's three widows and 11 of his children were tonight leaving Pakistan and flying to Saudi Arabia, it was reported.

The women were sentenced to 45 days in prison by a Pakistani court for illegally remaining in the country. Their deportation was ordered after the prison term, which began on March 3.

According to AP, a Pakistani government official was quoted as saying Saudi Arabia was "the country of their choice" to be deported to, following the raid which killed bin Laden last year.

It comes after the Al Qaeda kingpin's youngest wife, Amal Abdulfattah al-Sadah, reportedly claimed she was keen to move to Britain.

The Yemen-born 29-year-old claimed she would “love to meet the Royal Family”, The Sun said.


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Al-Sadah, who married bin Laden at the age of 17, was apparently considering claiming asylum in Britain.

Her brother Zakaria al-Sadah exclusively told the newspaper: “We would definitely like to live in the UK – we have nothing against the UK or its people. Amal would migrate there if given a chance.

“She loves humanity and likes to live in a liberal environment. She is not an extremist.”

Bin Laden’s other wives Khairia, 61 and Siham, 48, are reported to have clashed with al-Sadah over her demands for sex from bin Laden “24 hours a day”.

The lair where bin Laden lived in secrecy before the alleged final stand off with US Commandoes was razed to the ground two months ago.

Bin Laden moved into the three-storey house in 2005 and lived there until it was stormed by Navy Seals in May 2011.

The house was located just half a mile from one of Pakistan’s top army training academies, which caused embarrassment for the country’s intelligence services, AP reported.

US officials say there was no evidence senior Pakistan officials were aware of bin Laden’s location.

Residents living nearby told the Independent they had thought the building would be turned into a mosque, school or clinic.

Shah Mohammad said: “I think they should build a mosque. If you build a school there, people will just associate it with bin Laden.”

A source had told the paper demolition was on the cards ahead of the event, adding: “There is an issue, in our culture, of such places becoming shrines.”