Yaroshenko was sentenced to 20 years in prison for conspiring to import more than $100 million worth of cocaine into the United States, having been arrested in Liberia in 2010 and subsequently extradited to the United States.
“I posted an urgent letter to the US president, and also sent an e-mail. I hope that a mother’s pleas and tears will reach Obama. I’m hoping for a wise decision from the president. The judge passed the wrong verdict, a humane act by the president should fix it,” Lyubov Yaroshenko told RIA Novosti, adding that her son’s health was undermined.
SOURCES: News Now/ Sputnik Online