Jailed Australian man Dino Rossetto loses bid for freedom from Cambodian jail

Jakarta – Australian man Dino Rossetto will spend five years in a Cambodian jail for drug offences after the country’s Supreme Court in Phnom Penh upheld his conviction.

The 51-year-old Rossetto was sentenced to five years jail by a court in Sihanoukville in January 2018 under Article 40 of the country’s drug laws. He initially filed an appeal with Cambodia’s Appeal Court, but that court upheld the guilty verdict in July 2018.

Rossetto, from the New South Wales town of Orange, was arrested in an undercover sting by Cambodian police in September 2017 after he offered to sell about $US70 ($100) worth of drugs to an undercover police officer.

In full: https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/jailed-australian-man-dino-rossetto-loses-bid-for-freedom-from-cambodian-jail-20190708-p52570.html

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