How many of the Bali 9 are still alive?
It is more than 13 years since nine young Australians made world headlines attempting to smuggle 8.3kg of heroin strapped to their bodies out of Bali’s Denpasar airport. The remaining five are still reasonably young men: Michael Czugaj and Matthew Norman, 32, Scott Rush and Si Yi Chen, 33, and Martin Stephens, 42.
How did the Bali 9 get caught?
The Bali Nine were arrested ten years earlier on Myuran Sukumaran’s 24th birthday, he in a hotel at Bali’s Kuta Beach and Chan at Ngurah rai airport. Chan was carrying no drugs, but police arrested four mules with most the heroin strapped to their bodies, Renae Lawrence, Martin Stephens, Michael Czugaj and Scott Rush.
Where is Andrew Chan buried?
Reporter Kate Lamb says the bodies of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have arrived at a funeral home in West Java. They were taken by ambulance from the prison island of Nusa Kambangan, the same way the empty coffins arrived on Tuesday. The bodies of both men will be flown back to Australia to be buried .
When did Andrew Chan die?
Are the Bali 9 still in jail?
Australian Bali Nine member, Renae Lawrence, who served 13 years in an Indonesian prison for drug smuggling, has used Joko Widodo’s arrival in Australia to plead for clemency for the remaining five members of the group still in prison .
Did any of the Bali 9 get executed?
In April 2005, nine Australians – the ” Bali Nine ” – were convicted for attempting to smuggle 8.3 kg (18 lb) of heroin out of Indonesia. The heroin was valued at around A$4 million and was bound for Australia. Ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were sentenced to death and executed on 29 April 2015.
How many years is a life sentence in Bali?
But not for another nine years . Under Indonesian law, prisoners serving life terms can apply for a determinant sentence of 20 years .
Is Scott Rush still in jail?
Former labourer Rush , who has struggled with drug addiction in prison , has seesawed between life and death sentences. Bali police mugshots of three Bali Nine heroin mules who may die in prison (left to right), Michael Czugaj, Matthew Norman and Si Yi Chen. After spending five years on death row, he is now serving life.
Does Australia have the death penalty?
Capital punishment in Australia was a form of punishment in Australia that has been abolished in all jurisdictions. Queensland abolished the death penalty in 1922. New South Wales abolished the death penalty for murder in 1955, and for all crimes in 1985.
Is Andrew Chan dead?
Does Indonesia have death penalty?
Capital punishment is a legal penalty in Indonesia . Although the death penalty is enforced only sometimes in grave cases of premeditated murder, it is regularly applied to some drug traffickers.
Do any states still use firing squad execution?
Only three states — Mississippi, Oklahoma and Utah — still allow the use of firing squads , although lethal injection remains their primary method of execution .