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12Jan/16
Steve Lawrie was asked to smuggle Bahar Ahmadi into Britain

Briton seeks acquittal for trying to take migrant girl to UK, lawyer says

A British ex-soldier who tried to smuggle a four-year old Afghani girl from Calais into Britain will go on trial in France, facing a charge of aiding illegal immigration. Saying French law protects those who help people in danger from being punished, his lawyer says she will seek acquittal.

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