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Sarah Ferguson faces 22 years in Turkish jail – Midnight Espresso?

by | 13th, January 2012

SARAH Ferguson, the still styled Duchess of York, could go done for 22 years choky. The sticky fingers of adolescent guffaws are never far removed from Fergie, the toe-sucker who became Prince Andrew’s pimp and occupies a special place in the tabloids Order Of Hate, between Heather Mills (number 99 on the chart) and Rosemary West (a credible 22 if only she were blonde). News is that the Turkish authorities have frowned upon Duchess and Daughters: Their Secret Mission , a documentary Sarah Ferguson made with ITV in 2008, in which the former member of the royal family secretly filmed in a Turkish orphanage.

Fergie used what she learnt when she and Princess Diana gatecrashed Prince Andrew’s stag party dressed as policewomen, and went in disguise to a State-run orphnage on the pretence of being a wealthy donor. (Andrew… Chequebook!).

A Turkish court pressed has pressed charges against her. The court in Ankara accused Ferguson of going against the law in acquiring footage and violating privacy” of five children “.

The Mail says she could be jailed for as long as 22 and-a-half years in prison if convicted.

Ferguson has been looking for a raison d’etre and this might be it. A second career in journalism remain popular among the elite, sportsmen and celebs. Why, we can’t say. Maybe it’s the typing. Now it might be the suffrage.

A spokesman for the Duchess tells the Mail :

“The Duchess of York has fully co-operated with both the Turkish and British authorities at all times on this issue. British ministers refused to accede to the further requests for legal assistance from Turkey. From a UK perspective, the Duchess has been told by the Home Office that the case is closed. The action today reported by the Turkish authorities is news to all.”

A source adds, airily:

“Sarah is saddened that the Turkish Government’s actions are being allowed to overshadow a legitimate journalistic investigation into the appalling conditions in state-run orphanages in Turkey.”

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