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Lindsay Sandiford expected to appeal against death sentence

By Gloucestershire Echo  |  Posted: January 25, 2013

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LAWYERS of a Cheltenham grandmother handed the death penalty for smuggling cocaine into Bali say they are likely to appeal against her sentence.

Lindsay Sandiford, who once lived in Hester's Way and Warden Hill, was given the sentence this week after police on the island arrested her in May last year with nearly five kilos of cocaine in her luggage.

Her counsel Esra Karokaro said: "We object to the sentence. We will discuss it first with her, most likely we will appeal."

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  • lordigaga  |  January 25 2013, 1:15PM

    likely to appeal noooooo, who would have thought it

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  • shedmeda  |  January 25 2013, 12:07PM

    Let's hope the British tax payer is not footing the bill. They take the risk let them take the punishment.

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  • shedmeda  |  January 25 2013, 12:05PM

    Lets hope the British taxpayer is not footing the bill for any apeal.

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