Bid to free Jock

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS -

FOR­EIGN Min­is­ter Marise Payne has raised con­cerns with her Bul­gar­ian coun­ter­part about the on­go­ing de­ten­tion of Aus­tralian man Jock Pal­free­man.

Pal­free­man was granted pa­role last week af­ter serv­ing more than 11 years be­hind bars for a fa­tal stab­bing, but the 32-year-old has not yet been al­lowed to leave the coun­try.

Se­na­tor Payne raised Pal­free­man’s de­ten­tion with Bul­gar­ian For­eign Min­is­ter Eka­te­rina Zakharieva at the UN.

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