[miage]With her bid for parole approved, Schapelle Corby is
spending what is likely to be her last weekend in an
Indonesian jail cell.
Indonesia's justice minister yesterday announced the
Australian's application for parole had met all of the
However, there is still paperwork that must be done before
she can walk out of Kerobokan prison and into the view of the
large media pack that will be waiting.
The next possible day for her release is Monday, Kerobokan
Prison boss Farid Junaedi said.
"Now I'm waiting for the letter, without it, I can't release
her," he told reporters late yesterday, referring to the
"The letter must not be faxed or emailed. It has to be the
original letter with the original signature."
He could only say the letter would arrive "soon".
"When we receive the letter, then we can let her out," he
"She can go on Monday, if we receive the letter on Monday
The convicted drug trafficker, now aged 36, will serve out
her parole in the Kuta home of her sister Mercedes Corby and
her husband, Wayan Widyartha.
Under the conditions of her parole, she must not commit crime
and must report to authorities until March 24, 2017, with the
possibility of a further year of "guidance" to follow.
Corby was arrested in 2004 for smuggling 4.2 kilograms of
cannabis into Bali.