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Czech model challenges 8-year sentence in Lahore High Court

April 2, 2019

The Czech model sentenced to eight years in jail in a drug smuggling case in March has challenged her sentence in the Lahore High Court.  

Teresa Alexkova says the trial court sentenced her in the case contrary to the facts in the case. She appeared before the court on Tuesday (April 2).

She said the bag in which the heroin was found did not belong to her. The model claimed that the bag was switched and that this was not the same bag she had checked by the Anti-Narcotics Force.

She claimed that the Customs officials found the drugs after her bag had been switched.

Related: Czech model sentenced to eight years in drug smuggling case

 Alexkova has requested the court to overturn the sentence.

She was arrested at the Lahore airport on January 10, 2018 while trying to smuggle nine kilogrammes of heroin. She was travelling from Dubai to Ireland via Lahore.

The court sentenced her to eight years in jail and a Rs113,000 fine.

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    Sameer   April 7, 2019 3:12 pm/ Reply

    Czech model should thank God. If she were in Indonesia…it would be death penalty…

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