Rapist Freed From Prison After Marrying His Victim

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At a glance

  • A Pakistani court freed a rapist Monday after he married his victim, the rapist’s lawyer said Wednesday.
  • Dawlat Khan, 25, was sentenced to life imprisonment in May after raping a deaf woman.
  • Khan married his victim Monday as part of an out-of-court settlement.
  • Amjad Ali, the perpetrator’s lawyer, told Agence France-Presse that both Khan and the victim share the same extended family, according to CBS.

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