LOOK: Relatives, lawyers and supporters visit condemned Mary Jane Veloso in Indonesia

/ 12:25 AM September 15, 2018
Mary Jane Veloso and visitors

Mary Jane Veloso stands beside her father Cesar while her arm is wrapped around her son Darren. Beside her (right) is her eldest son Daniel. (Photo courtesy of MIGRANTE)

Relatives, lawyers and international supporters of Mary Jane Veloso on Friday paid the condemned overseas Filipino worker a visit at the Wirogunan Prison in Yogjakarta, Indonesia.

According to the Veloso family, Mary Jane was “full of joy, hope and determination.”


Mary Jane is set to meet with her family again tomorrow to spend “more intimate time” together.

Veloso, a single parent of two young boys, was sentenced to death in Indonesia in October 2010 for smuggling 2.6 kilograms of heroin.


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She blamed her recruiters for tricking her into smuggling the illegal drugs.

Jakarta stayed her execution in 2016 after the Philippine government explained that Veloso needed to give her testimony in a human trafficking case.

Her alleged recruiters, Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao, are being tried by the Regional Trial Court of Baloc in Santo Domingo, Nueva Ecija, for human trafficking, estafa and simple illegal recruitment. /atm

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