Adnan Syed, featured in ‘Serial’ podcast, was released from prison

You might have heard about Adnan Syed. His murder conviction was recently aired on the “Serial“ podcast. He was recently released from prison post spending more than 22 years of a life sentence. The prosecutors filed a motion on Wednesday and requested that the murder conviction needs be removed. Baltimore Circuit Court judge then overturned Adnan’s conviction after this request from prosecutors. The prosecutors provided some new information that hinted that there might have been two or more possible suspects for the murder. The judge then ordered that Adnan needs to be released from prison immediately.

He also advised that prosecutors would now have 30 days to decide whether to file new charges or not. Syed was arrested in 1999 for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. He was 17 years old then and was studying in high school. He was convicted a year later.

The podcast focussed on Adnan’s case in 2014 and raised multiple questions about the case and his guilt. Adnan filed multiple appeals against his conviction. He even tried to get his case before the US Supreme Court. He got rejected every single time. Prosecutors highlighted some loopholes in the murder case against him last him. It was posted this only he got justice. Young Lee, the brother of Hae Min Lee, felt betrayed by the prosecutors.

He is definitely not against a further investigation into the murder of his sister. But he wants closure to this case. He feels tired of the entire saga as it has taken an emotional turmoil on him. He feels that whenever he thinks the chapter is over, it will always come back. Also, note that the Twitter page of the “Serial” podcast has updated that there will be a new episode of the series, which will be aired tomorrow.

Syed was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping, robbery, and false imprisonment. He got life in prison plus an additional 30 years. The report of Hae Min Lee’s disappearance came on January 13, 1999. Hae Min Lee and Syed were high school students at Woodlawn High School in Maryland.

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