El Buen Pastor Prison Beauty Pageant, Bogata Colombia. Picture: Nathan Edwards
El Buen Pastor Prison Beauty Pageant, Bogata Colombia. Picture: Nathan Edwards

Cassie Sainsbury attends a beauty pageant inside Bogota jail

CASSIE Sainsbury has spent a day dancing and cheering at a raucous beauty contest inside the Colombian jail which may be her home for decades.

El Buen Pastor opened its doors for a two-day pageant and cultural festival, with the entire prison population of more than 2000 involved, either as entrants, carrying handmade floats or as part of a roaring crowd with deafening vuvuzela horns, the Courier Mail reports.

A winner will be decided today.

Wearing a traditional Panama hat and scarf, Sainsbury, 22, clapped as at one point her murderer mate Diana Alejandra Ávila wheeled about on stage to pulsing South American music and drums.

News Corp Australia


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