Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaving the federal court in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: EPA Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaving the federal court in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: EPA
Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaving the federal court in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: EPA
Drugs

Malaysia frees Australian grandmother duped into drug trafficking via internet romance scam

  • Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was convicted of having 1.5kg of crystal methamphetamine in her bag when she was arrested in December 2014
  • Defence lawyer hoped case will fuel campaign for an end to mandatory death sentences for trafficking more than 50 grams of banned drug

Topic |   Drugs
Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaving the federal court in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: EPA Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaving the federal court in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: EPA
Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaving the federal court in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: EPA
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