Veloso’s second appeal rejected

MANILA — Filipino maid Mary Jane Veloso is now facing imminent execution for drug trafficking charges after an Indonesian court denied her second appeal on Monday.

Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose confirmed the development, saying the Sleman District Court based its decision on the Indonesian Supreme Court rule that disallows a second appeal.

Veloso is set to be executed by firing squad, along with other drug convicts, on Tuesday in Central Java’s Nusakambangan island. (MORE)