Redcar woman in Bali court

A grandmother from Teesside is appearing in a court in Bali charged with drug trafficking. Lindsay Sandiford is expected to tell the court that she became involved because the lives of her children had been threatened.

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Statement read out from son of Redcar woman in court

A woman originally from Redcar has appeared in front of a court in Bali today charged with drug trafficking.

During the hearing today Mrs Sandiford's lawyer read out a statement from her son.

If found guilty, Mrs Sandiford could spent fifteen years in jail.

"I love my mother very much and have a very close relationship with her.

I know that she would do anything to protect me.

I cannot imagine what I would do if she was sentenced to death in relation to these charges."

– Statement from son of Lindsay Sandiford

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