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U.S. terror suspects to remain in Pakistan

Dec. 17, 2009 at 7:55 AM   |   Comments

LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A Pakistani judge ruled Thursday the five U.S. nationals arrested on suspicion of planning terrorist activities will not be deported.

Khwaja Sharif, chief justice of the Lahore High Court, said the five men would remain in Pakistan pending further investigation, Pakistani English-language newspaper Dawn reported.

Sharif also ordered any future deportation cases be referred to the High Court.

The five men arrested in Sargodha, near Lahore, were going to terrorist safe havens to train to fight against U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Pakistani police said last week when the men were detained.

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