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Lower Hutt woman charged with importing euthanasia drug

A Lower Hutt woman has been charged with importing a drug used for euthanasia.

Susan Austen, aged 65, appeared before a registrar at Wellington District Court, to face two charges of importing class C drug pentobarbitone.

A police emblem on the sleeve of an officer. Source: 1 NEWS

Ms Austen, listed as a teacher, was remanded until her next appearance in February.