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Aussie woman who was duped by boyfriend’s pal in carrying drugs finally acquitted

Published on 26 Nov 2019 6:26:18 PM

An Australian woman sentenced to death for drug-trafficking in Malaysia was acquitted on Tuesday after winning an appeal against her conviction.

The Federal Court quashed her earlier conviction by a lower court.

Maria Exposto, 55, was arrested in 2014 while in transit to Melbourne from Shanghai.