Elain Tappin hopes husband has 'mental fortitude' to cope

Christopher Tappin with wife Elaine at their home in Orpington, Kent
Christopher Tappin with wife Elaine at their home in Orpington, Kent

Christopher Tappin's wife, Elaine, said she hoped her husband would have "the mental fortitude to cope with whatever lies before him in the months and years to come".

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Brit sentenced for arms dealing

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