Bali Nine member dies in sanatorium from depot illness

A member of a barbarous Bali Nine drug bootlegging patrol has died of stomach cancer, an Indonesian probity method central pronounced Tuesday.


Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen, 34, was portion a life judgment for his purpose in perplexing to trade heroin from a review island of Bali behind to Australia in 2005.

The organisation became famous as a Bali Nine and a ringleaders, Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, were executed by banishment patrol in 2015.

Myuran Sukumaran, right and Andrew Chan, left in 2011

Nguyen — who was frequency in a media spotlight — was also condemned to genocide before a Indonesian Supreme Court after reduced his tenure to life imprisonment.

He succumbed to a depot illness final month though his genocide in a Jakarta jail was usually announced this week.

“Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen died of stomach cancer in Jakarta on May 19,” probity method orator Ade Kusmanto told AFP.

Nguyen and dual other Australians were arrested shortly after other members of a trafficking patrol were incarcerated during a island’s general airport.

None of a 3 had drugs on them during a time, though military found 350 grams of heroin in a container in their hotel room.

The execution of Sukumaran and Chan sparked a tactful quarrel between Australia and Indonesia.

The remaining 6 members of a patrol are still in prison.

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