Was Sentenced to Death, How is Mary Jane Veloso Now After Moratorium?Selasa, 26 Maret 2019 - 08:52 | 55.25k
TIMESINDONESIA, YOGYAKARTA – Do you still remember Mary Jane Veloso? The Philippines girl who sentenced to death for drug dealing several years ago and got moratorium on capital punishment enacted by the president at the time after the Philippines ambassador for Indonesia together with the human rights activist opposed against it? Well, its how she is now.
As TIMES Indonesia visit her at her room at the Wirogunan women's prison Yogjakarta, Veloso was in a very good condition.
She was so cooperative and attending all activities they got there. One of them is the motivation class, sharing with Dr Aqua Dwipayana at the Lembaga Pemasyarakatan Perempuan (LPP) or women's prison Wirogunan Yogyakarta, Monday (25/3/2019).
After staying there for several years, it seems that Veloso have been managed to speak in Bahasa Indonesia fluenty. She even spoke on the class using Bahasa Indonesia and told her story abour her "trip" to Nusa Kambangan.
"Pada malam 28 April 2015, perasaan saya damai, saya sudah siap. Semua sudah saya serahkan kepada Tuhan (that night April 28, 2015, I surrendered everything to God. I was ready to die, and let everything go and already felt peace in me)," she said in a very fluent Bahasa Indonesia.
The hall became so silence when Veloso told her story. Everyone paid attention and feel her pain with them. As an appreciation to her brave Aqua Dwipayana showed his compassion by helping her with some money (IDR 1 M) to her account.
“Mary Jane Veloso, she is one strong woman, shes a raw model for us. Her fortitude and belief to the God led her to this situation we have in this hall now, which is peace. God gave her a second chance, and she grateful for it," Aqua Dwipayana said. (*)
Mary Jane Veloso Aqua Dwipayana
|Publisher||: Sholihin Nur|
|Sumber||: TIMES Yogyakarta|