Are any of the Bali 9 still alive?
Bali Nine member Martin Stephens, 45, also serving a life sentence, is in a jail in Malang in East Java. Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen, who was at the same jail, died of cancer in 2018. Lawrence was released in 2018 and has returned to Australia.
How did the Bali Nine get caught?
Who are the Bali Nine? Lawrence was arrested at Bali’s Denpasar Airport in 2005 with 2.7kg of drugs strapped to her body. Eight Australian men were also apprehended over the plot to smuggle a total of 8.3kg of heroin into their home nation.
Where is Scott rush now?
Bangli Narcotics jail
Matthew James Norman, 34, and Si Yi Chen, 36, are held in Bali’s Kerobokan prison while Scott Rush, 35, is in the Bangli Narcotics jail in Bali’s north.
Did Scott Rush get married?
And now his fiancée is too. It would be easy to call Nikki Butler crazy. She did just agree to marry convicted heroin smuggler Scott Rush, and they plan to get married in the Balinese jail where he’s living out his life sentence.
Where were Barlow and Chambers hung?
Barlow and Chambers were hanged in Pudu Prison on 7 July 1986.
What happened to the Bali Nine drug smuggling gang?
^ Agence France-Presse (5 June 2018). “Member of Bali Nine drug smuggling gang dies in prison”. The Guardian. Retrieved 5 June 2018. ^ Cornford, Philip (1 May 2005).
What was the Bali drug scandal of 2005?
On 27 April 2005, Colonel Bambang Sugiarto, head of the Bali police drug squad, said police would seek to have all nine charged with offenses which carry the death penalty. He revealed that several of the nine had previously visited Bali using false passports, suggesting that they had acted as drug couriers before.
What’s happening with the Australian heroin case in Indonesia?
27 Sept: Prosecutors confirm all nine Australians will be charged with possession and trafficking of heroin, carrying the death penalty. 29 Sept: Australian authorities say the AFP will stop co-operating with the Indonesian investigation given the possibility of firing squads.
Who are the ringleaders of Indonesia’s drug war?
Under Indonesia’s tough drug laws, ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were given death sentences on conviction in 2006. Life terms were handed to Si Yi Chen, Michael Czugaj, Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen, Matthew Norman, Scott Rush and Martin Stephens.