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Pete Doherty Enjoys Freedom After Just 29 Days in Jail

by Hannah Punitha on  May 3, 2008 at 5:26 PM Celebrity Health News   - G J E 4
Pete Doherty Enjoys Freedom After Just 29 Days in Jail
Pete Doherty will soon be a free bird, for he's being released on May 6 - after serving just 29 days of his 14-week jail term.

And, the release is going through despite reports that he took heroin while in prison.
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Originally scheduled to complete 98 days behind bars, the junkie rocker's sentence has been halved and a further 18 days deducted as part of a scheme introduced last summer to ease jail overcrowding.

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In addition, he will also get another two days off because of time in police custody.

"Nobody should ever come out that early," The Sun quoted Ex-Home Office minister Annwiddecombe, as saying.

The 29-year-old rocker was sent behind the bars after he defied orders to take drug tests during a suspended sentence for smack possession.

While his premature release sparked fury, Doherty was planning a big after-release splurge.

"He's planning to go straight to play a gig - and then get smashed. He wants no business appointments for three days - so he can really go for it," revealed a pal.

Source: ANI
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