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After 9 years in Indonesia prison on drug charges,Schapelle Corby walks free



 
 
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Old March 23rd, 2016, 07:09 AM posted to alt.drugs.pot, can.politics, sac.politics, aus.politics,rec.travel.air
Sea Score
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Default After 9 years in Indonesia prison on drug charges,Schapelle Corby walks free

Australian woman Schapelle Corby has walked out of a prison in
Bali, Indonesia, after being convicted almost nine years ago of
drug smuggling.

The 36-year-old was surrounded by a swarm of cameras and
Australian network reporters to see her released on bail in a
case that supporters say was a setup.

Covered in a hat and rushed into a waiting bus by security
forces, she will be taken to a parole office for further
processing.

Indonesian Justice Minister Amir Syamsuddin said Friday that
Corby had been granted parole. He said Corby's parole review was
one of more than 1,000 that had been completed.

Corby, 36, was convicted in May 2005 for smuggling 9 pounds (4.1
kilograms) of marijuana in a bag while arriving at Bali's
Denpasar International Airport the previous October.

She has always maintained her innocence. Her lawyers argued the
drugs were planted, possibly by airport employees involved in
trafficking.

But the court found her guilty and sentenced her to 20 years in
prison.

The punishment fueled anger in Australia, where many people said
they felt Corby had been set up.

After exhausting the appeals process, Corby applied for
clemency. A medical exam diagnosed her as suffering from acute
depression with psychotic symptoms.

In 2012, Indonesia reduced her sentence by five years, laying
the foundation for her parole application.

Corby appears unlikely to return to Australia anytime soon,
though. Australian media have reported that she will have to
remain in Bali on parole until 2017.

Some Indonesians have accused the authorities of giving Corby's
case special attention. But the justice ministry says she's
being treated the same way as other convicts in Indonesia.

She got freed after she gave up enough booty. She was hot when
she first went to jail.

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/09/wo...hapelle-corby-
free-indonesian-prison/index.html

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Old March 23rd, 2016, 07:38 AM posted to alt.drugs.pot,can.politics,sac.politics,aus.politics,rec.travel.air
Fran Farmer
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Default After 9 years in Indonesia prison on drug charges, SchapelleCorby walks free

On 23/03/2016 5:09 PM, Sea Score wrote:
Australian woman Schapelle Corby has walked out of a prison in


http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/09/wo...hapelle-corby-
free-indonesian-prison/index.html


DUH!!!!!!! 2014 news!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old March 26th, 2016, 09:04 PM posted to sac.politics,rec.travel.air
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Default Choices (was After 9 years ...)

On 03-26-2016 11:40, Kenny McCormack wrote:
Most of the attention is caused by and directed at the vulgar talking yam,
who is never going to be President.


We can only hope. Children should be seen and not heard.
 




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