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Schapelle Corby In Tears Ahead Of Return To Australia

Corby broke down in Bali.

14/04/2017 6:53 AM AEST | Updated 14/04/2017 7:23 AM AEST
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Schappelle Corby wipes her eye during a court hearing in Denpasar District Court in 2006.

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has broken down and asked when she can return to Indonesia as she prepares to be flown back to Australia.

Corby has been on parole on Bali for three years and in a final meeting with correction officers she was reportedly in tears when they told her she would be free as of May 27.

"She asked after she returned to Australia, how long until she can return to sightseeing in Indonesia?" the corrections officer told Fairfax Media.

Foreigners deported from Indonesia are usually banned from entering the southeast Asian nation for at least six months.

Corby is also said to have complained that intense media scrutiny had left her stressed and unable to exercise due to paparazzi following her around the island, making it difficult for her to lose weight.

Corby was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2005 convicted of smuggling to Bali 4.1kg of cannabis inside a bodyboard bag.

She was released on parole in February 2014 from Kerobokan prison.

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