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Laura Plummer's sister: Drug crime 'was a kind gesture'

A British woman convicted of smuggling 300 painkiller tablets into Egypt is "on the verge of a mental breakdown", her sister has told the BBC.

Laura Plummer, who was found with Tramadol tablets in her suitcase, has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Jayne Sinclair says Laura was trying to help her Egyptian boyfriend who was in pain after an accident.

  • 26 Dec 2017