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Pregnant Brit Gets Life Sentence in Laos

Convicted of trafficking 1.5 pounds of heroin
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jun 3, 2009 9:04 AM CDT

(Newser) – A pregnant British woman convicted of drug trafficking in Laos last year has been handed a life sentence, AFP reports. Samantha Orobator, 20, who was nabbed while trying to board a plane to Thailand, had been found found guilty of trafficking 1.5 pounds of heroin, said a UK embassy spokesman. A newly signed prisoner transfer agreement may allow Orobator to serve her sentence in Britain.
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