Family's hopes dashed over Egyptian president's help in jail case

The family of the Hull woman locked up in an Egyptian jail for taking painkillers into the country have had their hopes that the president would intervene in her case dashed.

Laura Plummer

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has said he will "not interfere" in the case of Laura Plummer was arrested for taking strips of Tramadol into the country for her boyfriend's sore back.

He added that his country had a "just, fair and independent judiciary system."