From: By Cindy Wockner in Denpasar, October 26, 2005
LAWYERS for convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby will appeal to
Indonesia's highest court next week.
Lawyer Erwin Siregar notified the High Court in Jakarta yesterday that they
would file a formal appeal and ask judges to break with tradition and hear
Corby's legal team would request a tele-conference to hear new testimony
from witnesses including former Bali drug squad chief Colonel Bambang
Sugiarto, as well as the alleged Australian gangland drug smuggler they
believe was behind the marijuana stash found in Corby's luggage.
"[Sugiarto] must be questioned because he is the one who said that it is
difficult to check the evidence because it has been contaminated," Mr
He said the defence team would also query police on 0.6kg of marijuana
which lawyers believe has gone missing from an original stash of 4.1kg.
Meanwhile, Adelaide man Graham Clifford Payne will face court next week on
possession charges that could see him jailed for 20 years.
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