Her family has previously presented medical records demonstrating that he had been in an accident and suffers from chronic back pain that requires medication, according to while explaining that Plummer’s actions had no criminal intent. Even the plane ticket is almost double the price of those pills.”Tramadol is a synthetic opioid medication used to relieve moderate sources of pain.
In the United States, the Drug Enforcement Agency classifies tramadol as a Schedule IV drug, which puts it in the same category as Xanax or Ambien.
The court also ruled that she must pay a fine of 100,000 Egyptian pounds (,600).
She had to get the court’s interpreter who was interpreting the wrong answers,” her sister Jayne Synclair said, speaking on BBC television. Her lawyer said Plummer would appeal, seeking to reverse the verdict or get a commuted sentence, which is possible in the two months after sentencing.
The family said Plummer had also been forced to sign Arabic-language documents which she did not understand. He added that she did not know Tramadol was banned in Egypt.
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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced a British woman to three years in prison on Tuesday for smuggling around 300 painkiller tablets into the country, in a ruling her defence team said she would appeal to have overturned or commuted.