Australia: Australian drug smuggler 'Cocaine Cassie' Sainsbury's bid for freedom is delayed after a prison break and corruption crisis rock her Colombian jail - PressFrom - Australia
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Australia Australian drug smuggler 'Cocaine Cassie' Sainsbury's bid for freedom is delayed after a prison break and corruption crisis rock her Colombian jail

00:25  07 october  2019
00:25  07 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Australian drug smuggler Cassandra Sainsbury has had her bid for freedom delayed indefinitely after a series of incidents in her Colombian jail . Sainsbury was sentenced to six years in prison after being found guilty of trying to smuggle 6kg of cocaine out of Colombia in April 2017. She was due to

The Australian woman Cassie Sainsbury has been sentenced to six years behind bars in Colombia after a judge approved a plea deal. Sainsbury is teaching English inside the prison and, with time already served plus her work in jail “To obtain the freedom for Cassandra will be about three years

a couple of people that are standing in a room: Sainsbury was caught trying to fly out of Bogota's El Dorado International Airport in April with 5.8 kilograms of cocaine stuffed into 18 headphones hidden in her luggage after a tip-off from the US Drug Enforcement Agency© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Sainsbury was caught trying to fly out of Bogota's El Dorado International Airport in April with 5.8 kilograms of cocaine stuffed into 18 headphones hidden in her luggage after a tip-off from the US Drug Enforcement Agency Australian drug smuggler Cassandra Sainsbury has had her bid for freedom delayed indefinitely after a series of incidents in her Colombian jail.

Sainsbury was sentenced to six years in prison after being found guilty of trying to smuggle 6kg of cocaine out of Colombia in April 2017.

She was due to begin the parole process alter this year after serving three-fifths of her sentence, taking into account a seven-month reduction in her sentence for good behaviour.

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Australian drug mule Cassie Sainsbury will stand trial for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 6kg of cocaine out of Colombia after a judge rejected a plea deal. Judge Sergio Leon rejected the deal the 22-year-old Adelaide woman struck with Colombian prosecutors in July for a reduced jail term of six

a person holding a sign: Australian drug smuggler locked up in a Colombian prison Cassie Sainsbury (pictured)  has had her parole date postponed indefinitely after a series of incidents in jail complex© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Australian drug smuggler locked up in a Colombian prison Cassie Sainsbury (pictured)  has had her parole date postponed indefinitely after a series of incidents in jail complex

All being well, she could have been freed by April next year, however a high profile prison break, a food poisoning outbreak and accusations of growing corruption led to El Buen Pastor's chief being stood down - delaying her hearings, The Advertiser reported.

a woman smiling for the camera© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited

Sainsbury's lawyer Orlando Herran said his client was suffering while behind bars.

'Cassandra has been feeling very unwell. She's been experiencing quite a lot of pain with her digestion, and they haven't allowed her to see a specialist outside of the jail,' Mr Herran said.

Sainsbury faced a possible 30-year sentence for the drug smuggling but was eventually sentenced to six years in prison as art of a plea deal.

Sainsbury was caught trying to fly out of Bogota's El Dorado International Airport in April with 5.8kg of cocaine stuffed into 18 headphones hidden in her luggage after a tip-off from the US Drug Enforcement Agency.

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