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‘Key player’ in one of biggest MDMA hauls in Australia’s history related to smuggler Schapelle Corby

October 8, 2004 – Arrested at Bali airport with 4.1kg of cannabis in bodyboard bag.

January 27, 2005 – Corby’s trial begins. She accuses police of ignoring crucial evidence that could prove her innocence.

April 21, 2005 – Prosecutors call for Corby to be jailed for life.

May 27, 2005 – Found guilty of drug trafficking and sentenced to 20 years’ jail.

October 12, 2005 – Bali’s High Court reduces her sentence to 15 years on appeal.

January 19, 2006 – Indonesian Supreme Court reinstates original 20-year sentence. Corby’s half-brother James Sioeli Kisina faces a Queensland court accused of stealing cash and cannabis.

November 11, 2006 – Release of Corby’s book My Story, co-written by former Nine Network producer Kathryn Bonella.

March 27, 2007 – Queensland Court of Appeal freezes profits from Corby’s book and family interviews from being spent.

March 28, 2008 – Indonesian Supreme Court rejects Corby’s last legal bid to have the decision overturned following a judicial review of the case.

April, 2009 – The Commonwealth seizes $128,000 of profits from My Story, having sought $270,000.

August 9, 2009 – Australian psychiatrist Jonathan Phillips visits Corby in prison and states she is mentally ill, recommending she be transferred to an Australian prison for treatment.

March, 2010 – Lawyers for Corby apply for presidential clemency, saying she is suffering from depression that could endanger her life.

October 14, 2010 – The Kerobokan prison governor completes a report which says she is faking mental illness and citing disobedient and devious behaviour.

August 17, 2011 – The prison governor confirms she has been granted a total of 22 months remission over the preceding five years.

May 22, 2012 – Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono orders a five-year reduction in sentence.

December 25, 2013 – Sentence cut by two months as part of a Christmas remission program.

February 10, 2014 – Corby is released on parole.

February 18, 2014 – The Australian Federal Police raid Seven Network offices following rumours of a paid exclusive interview with Corby. The investigation is later dropped.

March 2, 2014 – Mercedes Corby’s interview with Seven airs in which she maintains her sister’s innocence, leaving Indonesian authorities unimpressed.

April 7, 2014 – Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence alleges in a paid interview with Network Ten that Corby admitted her guilt while in Kerobokan prison and faked mental illness to get her sentence shortened.

April 11, 2014 – Indonesia’s Directorate General of Corrections confirms it finds no legal grounds to stop Corby’s parole after Mercedes’ interview.

May 27, 2017 – Corby set to report to correction officials for the last time in Bali before being deported to Australia.

Source: AAP

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