Bail for friend who sold pharmacist killer drugs

The former school mate who sold pharmacist Sylvia Choi a killer dose of MDMA has been sentenced to at least six months in jail.

But Daniel Dung Huynh will be staying at his family home as he awaits the results of his appeal against the custodial sentence.

Ms Choi died hours after taking the MDMA.

Huynh’s supporters gasped in shock as Magistrate Michelle Goodwin said full-time custody was the only appropriate consequence for the two counts of drug supply, to which he had earlier pleaded guilty.

But a few hours after being led silently from the courtroom by prison guards Huynh was released on conditional bail as his lawyers have appealed against the result of Monday's hearing.

Defence barrister Carolyn Davenport SC told the court Huynh was not a drug dealer and had not profited from arranging some drugs for his friends.

He had done so because it was his turn, she said,