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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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Foreign Office comment on women's arrest over drug charges in Indonesia

The Foreign Office has commented on the arrest of Lindsay June Sandford. A former Gloucestershire businesswoman who could face the death penalty in Indonesia after drugs were found in her suitcase.

We are aware of the arrest of a British national in Bali.

“We stand ready to provide consular assistance.

– Foreign Office spokesman

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.