A former flight attendant who had s*x with a 15-year-old schoolboy has been freed after spending only a week behind ba-rs.
Melissa Nosti had s*x with the teenage student at a school where she used to work as an attendance officer in 2010 when she was about 23-years-old.
Last week, the former Tiger Air flight attendant was sentenced to 18 months in ja!l with a six-month non-parole period after pleading gu!lty.
But after spending only a week in jail the 33-year-old was released as her lawyer successfully lodged a ba!l appeal, ar-guing she posed a “low r!sk” of reoffe-nding and was successful in gaining employment.
Magistrate Susan Horan said a v!ctim impact statement from Nosti’s v!ctim was “compelling” before granting her FREE.Nosti, from North Ryde, a subu-rb of Sydney, Australia, has been ordered to ab!de by a number of conditions while she is in the community, the Daily Telegraph reported.
She appeared in court via videolink from a women’s jail in Silverwater on Wednesday after her lawyer lodged a free appeal. The lawyer told the court that Nosti was at “low r!sk” of reoffe-nding, according to a doctor’s report. The lawyer also said: “She has had an employment history after this.
“She was in the airline industry.”Nosti was freed and is due to return to court for an appeal hearing later in the year. Under her free conditions, she is permitted to own one mobile phone, but she must give the password to the police when asked. She is not allowed to contact her v!ctim and she isn’t allowed from being in the company of anyone under the age of 16. She must reside at her address in Ryde.
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