drug trafficking in Indonesia - updates

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Thai drug smugglers spared from death penalty in Bali

Feb 27, 2020 - 5:26 PM

The district court in Bali's capital Denpasar says the two Thai women – a janitor and an operator of a motorcycle rental shop in Thailand – had shown remorse for their crimes and deserved leniency

This picture taken on February 26, 2020 shows Kasarin Khamkhao (C) and Sanicha Maneetes of Thailand (L) attend their trial at a Denpasar court on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. The two Thai women convicted of smuggling methamphetamines into Bali have escaped a possible death sentence after the court slapped them with a 16-year prison sentence instead. Tut PARWATA / AFP

Media frenzy as Australian drug trafficker Corby returns home

May 28, 2017 - 3:10 PM

The beauty school dropout hit Australian headlines when she was arrested in 2004 at Bali airport aged 27 with several kilos of hashish stashed in her surfing gear

In this file photo, convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby (C) is escorted by two policemen as she leaves a beauty salon in Denpasar on Bali island on July 2, 2008. Sonny Tumbelaka/File/AFP