Australia: Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000 - PressFrom - Australia
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AustraliaBali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000

21:26  13 august  2019
21:26  13 august  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Bali bites back: Australian tourist, 25, who claims she was ordered to hand over $40,000 for her freedom after being caught with prescription drugs is accused of LYING

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Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Tori Ann Lyla Hunter, from Adelaide , said she arrived in Bali on August 6 but was detained for four days after customs officers found the drugs in her luggage An Australian tourist claims she was arrested and jailed on arrival in Bali because she was carrying prescription medication, before being ordered to cough up nearly $40,000 so she could leave.

Instagram model Tori Ann Lyla Hunter, from Adelaide, said she arrived in Bali on August 6 but was detained for four days after customs officers found the drugs in her luggage.

The 25-year-old was grilled during an intense 14-hour interrogation in which she claims 'corrupt lawyers' and officers told her she would be released if she paid $39,600.

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Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The 25-year-old was grilled during an intense 14-hour interrogation in which she claims 'corrupt lawyers' and officers told her she would be released if she paid $39,600. Her passport is pictured

'They searched me on the internet, found out that I am a model, assumed that I'm loaded and that's why I was personally targeted and extorted for 40k,' the mother wrote.

She said she got in contact with the Australian Embassy to see whether or not her medication was illegal, after being told they were 'class As' in Indonesia.

'Turns out my medications are class A drugs in Bali according to a fictional list they gave me,' she said.

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'After speaking with the Australian embassy I was informed there is no such list.

'These people weren't just ''doing their job'', people bring my medications into the country all the time.'

Miss Hunter said her grandparents helped her raise the money to get her out of jail and bring her back home.

Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000
Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000
Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000
Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000

She told Daily Mail Australia that her family was also in touch with the embassy the whole time she was locked up.

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'They called my mother today to make sure I am home safe in Australia,' she said.

'They have just sent my mother a form to fill out, she's requesting notes from them on everything that has happened.'

Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'I am hoping to raise awareness for people with mental illness travelling with prescription medications,' Miss Hunter (pictured) wrote on her GoFundMe page

DRUG WARNING FOR AUSSIES IN BALI

Penalties for drug offences are severe and include the death penalty. Penalties for possessing even small amounts of 'soft' drugs, such as marijuana, include heavy fines and imprisonment.

Bali holiday hell: Australian tourist, 25, claims she was arrested at the airport and told she'd be jailed for FIVE YEARS for bringing her prescription drugs with her - unless she coughed up $40,000© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited She has so far raised $150 of the $39,600 goal in since the page was created 12 hours ago Police target illegal drug use and possession across Indonesia, particularly in popular places and venues in Bali and Jakarta.

Magic mushrooms are highly illegal. Indonesia police work to prevent their distribution.

Some prescription medications available in Australia are illegal in Indonesia.

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During her four days in detention, Miss Hunter captured images of the cell she was staying in, saying she was given 'plain bread for dinner like I'm a street dog'.

In other photos she said she would never complain about hotel rooms again after having to use books as a pillow and no blanket.

She launched a GoFundMe page to help raise the $39,600 and pay back her grandparents.

'I am hoping to raise awareness for people with mental illness travelling with prescription medications,' she wrote on the page.

She has so far raised $150 of the $39,600 goal in since the page was created on Tuesday.

Daily Mail Australia contacted the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for comment, as well as local and airport police.

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