French woman faked kidnap to be with lover

From BBC - November 9, 2017

A woman who pretended to have been kidnapped so she could see her lover has been given a six-month suspended jail sentence by a French court.

Sandy Gaillard, 25, an activist with the far-right National Front, sparked a huge search involving 50 soldiers and a helicopter, the court heard.

She was separated from her husband and living with a boyfriend but came up with the scheme to see a third man.

She was fined 5,000 (4,400; $5,800) and ordered to see a psychologist.


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