Pacquiao visits Mary Jane Veloso in prison
ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 10, 2015 01:14 PM
"Please keep her [Mary Jane Veloso] in your prayers." - Manny Pacquiao (Photo from Manny Pacquiao's Instagram account @mannypacquiao)
Manny Pacquiao was in Indonesia Friday morning to visit Filipina death row convict Mary Jane Veloso.
In an Instagram post by Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee, the couple were seen praying with Veloso as her case remain in limbo after her supposed execution last April 29 was postponed to give way to further investigations.
When i pray for her, tears flow in my eyes. I can't hold of my tears for what she've been through. But i believe God is in complete control of everything. Scriptures says; everything works together for good those who love God according to His purpose. Let's continue to pray for her that with God all things are possible! Glory to God!❤❤❤
Veloso was arrested in 2009 after 2.6 kilograms of heroin were found in her luggage and was sentenced to death via firing squad.
According to Atty. Edre Olalia in a message, the visit lasted from 8:30-9:30 in the morning and the Pacquiaos were with embassy staffs, Indonesian prosecutors staff and lawyers.
Veloso also reportedly gave Manny Â a craft which the boxing champion immediately wore.
Aside from visiting Veloso, Pacquiao, who arrived in Indonesia last Tuesday, also wants to meet with President Joko Widodo to try and appeal Mary Jane's case.
Before his superfight against Floyd Maywether Jr., Pacquiao made an appeal to President Widodo to spare Veloso from execution.