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Ethiopian diplomat jailed in Britain
LONDON: A court in London on Thursday jailed an Ethiopian diplomat for trying to smuggle a large stash of cannabis through London's Heathrow Airport.
Amelework Wondemagegne, an official at the Ethiopian embassy in Washington, had tried to claim diplomatic immunity when she was caught at the airport in April with 56 kilograms (123 pounds) of cannabis.
But Isleworth Crown Court in west London jailed her for 33 months after she admitted one count of drug smuggling.
The court had found that the 36-year-old was not entitled to immunity. Read more