Woman Faces Death Penalty

A former Gloucestershire businesswoman has been arrested in Indonesia after cocaine was found in her suitcase.

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Indonesia arrest: woman undergoes further questioning

A former Gloucestershire businesswoman has faced further questioning in Indonesia after being arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling. Lindsay Sandiford was allegedly found to have nearly five kilos of cocaine in her luggage when she arrived in Bali.

Mrs Sandiford, who used to live in Cheltenham, could face the death penalty if found guilty. ITV Correspondent Angus Walker tried to speak to her as she was being led back to cells at police headquarters.

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Gloucestershire businesswoman faces death penalty over drug charges in Indonesia

The woman was arrested at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport after arriving on a flight from Bangkok Credit: Reuters

A former Gloucestershire businesswoman could face the death penalty in Indonesia after she was arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 4kg of cocaine into Bali.

Customs officers named the woman as Lindsay June Sandiford.


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