THE WORLDPOST
06/03/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Samantha Orobator, Pregnant Woman, Could Face Firing Squad In Laos If Convicted Of Drug Smuggling

The trial of a pregnant Briton who could face death by firing squad if she is convicted of drug smuggling is to take place tomorrow, according to a legal charity.

Samantha Orobator was arrested at Wattay Airport in Laos in August last year after she was allegedly caught with 680g of heroin. In Laos, smuggling more than 500g carries a mandatory death sentence.

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