Australian politics, society & culture

Corby Sentence Cut In Deal Over People Smugglers: Indonesia

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 - 12:09am
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"Foreign Minister Bob Carr has denied claims that a deal has been struck to bring Schapelle Corby home early in return for freeing young Indonesian people smugglers held in Australian jails. Corby will be free much sooner than expected after Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono approved a five-year cut to her original 20-year sentence."