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Suspended sentence requested for Rumsas

After questioning Edita Rumsas for two and a half hours on Wednesday, the public prosecutor of the court in Bonneville, France, has requested that her husband Raimondas Rumsas be given an eight month suspended jail term for the illegal importation of drugs in 2002. The prosecutor also requested that Edita - who was the one caught with an illegal stash of drugs in her campervan - be given a three month suspended sentence for the same offence.

A third person involved in the 'Rumsas affair', Polish doctor Krzysztof Ficek, is charged with writing the prescriptions for the drugs found in Edita's vehicle. He was not present at the questioning today.

A ruling on the case isn't expected until late January next year.

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