Bali drug smuggling charges: lawyer speaks

Police files on two drug smuggling suspects from Brighton have been formally handed to Bali prosecutors after more than three months of investigation.

Julian Ponder and Rachel Dougall, a couple, who lived on the holiday Island, have now been transferred to the notorious Kerobokan Jail.

Julian Ponder is charged with drug possession and trafficking. He faces 5 years to Life for the possession and the Death Penalty for the trafficking.

His partner Rachel Dougall faces a possession charge in relation to cocaine found in their villa during a police raid.

Speaking from Bali, her lawyer Ary B Soenardi said she was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Bali drug smuggling charges

The police files on two drug smuggling suspects from Sussex have been formally handed to prosecutors in Bali after more than three months of investigation.