Death sentence surprises defendant
Ni Komang Erviani
The Jakarta Post
Briton Lindsay June Sandiford, 56, who was on trial for smuggling 4.7 kilograms of cocaine, and the spectators who attended her final trial session Tuesday, were equally taken by surprise when the panel of judges at the Denpasar District Court sentenced her to death.
The verdict was far heavier than 15 years imprisonment sought by prosecutors. Although the existing legal system and codes ha...