Former UK soldier cleared of 'people smuggling' charge by French court


Rob Lawrie was instead given a fine for placing a child in danger after trying leave Calais for the UK last october with a 4-year-old Afghan girl.

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A retired British soldier who attempted to bring a four-year-old Afghan girl from the Calais refugee camp to the UK has vowed to continue his fight for the “teachers, doctors, lawyers of tomorrow” after a French court cleared him of people-smuggling, reports The Guardian.