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‘I don’t think she’s a drug mule’


Jarrod Sierocki

Speaking to Channel Nine, Stuart Sainsbury expressed his concerns over the situation his daughter is in and would like to see her come home. Courtesy: Nine News

A photo released by Colombia’s National Police press shows Australian Cassandra Sainsbury in handcuffs after she was arrested at the international airport in Bogota, Colombia. Picture: Colombia’s National Police via AP

THE father of accused Aussie drug smuggler Cassandra Sainsbury has broken his silence, three weeks after his daughter landed in a Colombian prison.

Stuart Sainsbury told Nine News he is standing by the 22-year-old because “a father’s love is unconditional and never stops, regardless of what happens”.

He said he does not believe she is “a drug mule”.

“I don’t believe she was a drug mule, she’s just my kid. What parent thinks their kid is a drug mule? I just love her and I can’t change what’s happened. I just have to be here when she comes home.”

Earlier, he told reporters “I don’t want to b…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/incidents/photo-of-alleged-drug-haul-emerges-as-fears-are-raised-over-cassandra-sainsburys-safety-in-colombia/news-story/f6063d24dd95e86f67ea19584dc91876

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