Former ABC foreign correspondent Peter Lloyd is expected to be released from Singapore’s Changi prison today, reports the ABC. A source close to Lloyd says his sentence was reduced due to good behaviour.
Last December he was sentenced to 10 months in prison for possessing the drug ‘ice’ and drug paraphernalia. He admitted using the drugs after covering traumatic events such as the Bali bombings and the Boxing Day tsunami for the ABC.
Lloyd was originally due to co-host ABC News Breakfast for ABC2, but was replaced after the Singapore arrest.
No doubt his story will now be pursued by Australian media after he is released.