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"I am hallucinating. I can't sleep, I can't eat, I am losing my marbles"

Rachel Dougall, a 38-year-old British woman who faces the firing squad alongside four other people after a $2.6m-cocaine bust in Indonesia, speaks from inside a Bali jail. The mother of a six-year-old girl says she was set up by a travel partner who disguised the drugs as a present…

Southeast Asia Globe
July 5, 2012

Rachel Dougall, a 38-year-old British woman who faces the firing squad alongside four other people after a $2.6m-cocaine bust in Indonesia, speaks from inside a Bali jail. The mother of a six-year-old girl says she was set up by a travel partner who disguised the drugs as a present for her daughterís birthday in a pink gift-wrapped box. Authorities found 4.8 kilograms of cocaine in the luggage of one of her travel companions upon their arrival in Bali, marking the first report of cocaine smuggling into the capital in the past three years. In total, four British nationals and an Indian man have been arrested.



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